Wake Electric— Wake Electric is currently experiencing 2,980 power outages, which were caued by powerful thunderstorms that ripped through our service territory earlier this evening.
This is down from a peak of 5,300 outages reported at 7 p.m.
If people see a downed power line, they should report its location to their local electric cooperative, Wake Electric, or call 911. Under no circumstances should people approach or drive over downed power lines.
PIease call 919-863-6499 or (toll free) 1-800-743-3155 to report power outages.
Wake Electric is a non-profit electric utility serving over 37,000 members in parts of Franklin, Durham, Granville, Johnston, Vance, Nash, and Wake counties.