GREENSBORO, N.C. — Power outages are growing across North Carolina as a result of Hurricane Dorian.
Nearly 120,000 homes in the eastern Carolinas are without power as of 7:30 a.m. according to the Duke Energy Outage Map.
That's a sharp jump from the 69,000 outages that were active around 10:45 p.m. Thursday night.
However, it's not just a problem with the power but also now with flooding.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation has reported a number of road closings in various coastal counties due to flooding.
Keep checking back with NCDOT for full list of road closings and updates.
Here’s a list of roads closed along the coast.
New Hanover County Roads Closed Due to Flooding:
- Edgewater Club Road near Spring Creek Lane, both directions
- Middle Sound Loop Road, both directions
- Amsterdam Way near Netherlands Drive, both directions
- Torchwood Boulevard near Market Street, both directions
- Covey Lane near Murraayville Road, both directions
- Farrignton Farms Drive near Gordon Road, both directions
- Lagar Lane, both directions
- Dove Field Drive, both directions
- Road Closed Due to Downed Trees:
- Bald Eagle Lane, both directions
- US-117 (Castle Hayne) near Holly Shelter Road, Mile Marker 14.9 to 14.7, Both Directions
- Wrightsville Ave and South College Road
Brunswick County Roads Closed Due to Flooding:
Russtown Road near Longwood Road, both directions (North of Ocean Isle Beach)
Duplin County Roads Closed Due to Flooding:
NC-24 (NC 24 HWY), Both directions
Sampson County Roads Closed:
US-421, both directions
Pearson Road, Mile Marker 6.7 to 6.5, Heading South
Jones County Roads Closed Due to Flooding:
Caswell Station Road, both directions
- U.S. 74/Wrightsville Beach Bridge Closed (evacuation closing)
- U.S. 76/Wrightsville Beach Bridge Closed (evacuation closing)
- Atlantic Beach Bridge Closed (evacuation closing)
- Emerald Isle Bridge (evacuation closing)