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A Duke Energy spokesperson told WFMY News 2 that they are tripling resources by bringing in crews from the Midwest and Florida. They're concerned for customer safety on Saturday as it will be a warm day with people outside however fallen power lines will still be in the area.

The company said in a news release that more than 4,300 line and tree personnel are responding to hard-hit areas including Alamance, Davidson, Forsyth, Guilford, Orange, Randolph and Rowan counties. Crews are clearing trees, replacing poles, restringing power lines and replacing transformers and other equipment.

If you see a downed line, report it to Duke Energy and local police. DO NOT GO NEAR IT.

Estimated times of restoration by county

The estimated times of restoration indicate when the majority of outages in specific locations are expected to be restored. Many customers will have service sooner than the estimated times. Individual cases could have scattered outages beyond these times.

Alamance – Wednesday, 11 p.m.

Anson – Sunday, 4 p.m.

Cabarrus – Sunday, 4 p.m.

Caswell – Wednesday, 11 p.m.

Chatham – Tuesday, 11 p.m.

Davidson – Wednesday, 11 p.m.

Davie – Tuesday, 11 p.m.

Durham – Sunday, noon

Forsyth – Tuesday, 11 p.m.

Granville – Sunday, noon

Guilford – Wednesday, 11 p.m.

Iredell – Saturday, 11 p.m.

Mecklenburg – Saturday, 11 p.m.

Montgomery – Saturday, 11 p.m.

Orange – Sunday, 11 p.m.

Randolph – Wednesday, 11 p.m.

Rowan – Sunday, 4 p.m.

Stanly – Sunday, 4 p.m.

Wilkes – Sunday, 11 p.m.

  • Duke Energy Carolinas:
  • 1-800-POWERON 1-800-769-3766
  • Duke Energy Progress: 1-800-419-6356
  • Spanish-speaking customers can call: 1-866-4APAGON

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