Strong winds bring mass power outages across the mountains

Strong winds bring mass power outages across the mountains
Overnight power outages

HIGH COUNTRY, NC (WBTV) - Nearly 4,000 people lost power in the North Carolina mountains late Saturday and into the morning following strong winds from an incoming cold front.

Blue Ridge Energy technicians worked through the night and into the morning to restore the power and remove any downed limbs along power lines.

Power has been restored to all but 31 remaining members and crews are actively working to bring back their power at the moment.

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