Duke Energy has called in crews from surrounding states to
help in the event of power being lost in the area.
Crews from Florida, Ohio and Indiana are on their way to
Greensboro where they will be staged
until being dispatched.
"It's the ice that brings down power lines. So, the
more ice we have, the more power outages we could have," said Lisa Parrish with
Duke Energy. "But, as I said, we have crews on their way to restore power from
our other service areas. So, we're going to have a lot of support for our local
teams here in Raleigh."
In the case of a power outage, Duke Energy Carolina
customers are to call 1-800-POWER ON. Duke Energy customers are to call
Duke Energy encourages everyone to charge cell phones and
have supplies ready to make it through a potential outage.