Storm Hits Guilford Co. With Power Outages, Fallen Trees

No Power On The Hottest Day Of The Year

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- Storms brought down trees and power lines in McLeansville.

An oak tree came crashing down on the property of McLeansville Fire Department. You can see the inside of the tree that was hollow.

Duke Energy crews are working to restore power to parts of Guilford and Alamance Counties hit by the storm.

More than 2,500 people were without power in Guilford County as of 10:00 p.m. Thursday night.

The storm also brought hail and strong wind gusts.

McLeansville firefighters said they got around 10 different calls about trees down in the road after the storms hit for 30 to 45 minutes in the area. 

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