Thousands Without Electricity After NC Storms

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Held only by a power line. Submitted By:Debbie from: Old Salusbury Rd in Winston-Salem. June 13,2013.

Triad, NC -- Thousands are without power after Thursday's storms swept through North Carolina.

There are still more than 61,000 outages reported across the state, according to Duke Energy. At one point during the storms, there were about 350,000 customers in NC who didn't have power. Additionally, trees were knocked down on homes and cars.

Read: Family's Dinner Trip Ends When Tree Falls On Car

Current outages in the WFMY News 2 viewing area (2:30 pm):

  • Alamance - 3,125
  • Caswell - 644
  • Davidson - 204
  • Davie - 309
  • Forsyth - 16,902
  • Guilford - 2,403
  • Randolph - 28
  • Rockingham - 8,838
  • Stokes - 1,255
  • Surry - 1,264
  • Wilkes - 1,427
  • Yadkin - 964

The storm killed two people in Wilkes County. A volunteer firefighter was electrocuted after he came in contact with fallen live power lines. A tree fell on a man when he was outside his home.

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