Pictured above: A map showing power outages north of Statesville – Image courtesy of Duke Energy/Bing
STATESVILLE (WSIC) – Power has been restored for approximately 3400 Duke Energy customers who were without service for about 12-hours overnight between Thursday and Friday.
The outages were centered around Wilkesboro Highway (115), Snow Creek Road, Fairmont Road and Harmony Highway. According to Duke Energy, the outages occurred shortly after 9:00 Thursday night. Spokesperson Grace Roundtree tells WSIC transmission line equipment was hit by lightning in Thursday night’s storm.