Service restored after traffic lights, 500+ lose power in Charlotte as rain moves in
The outages were centered between the Clanton Park and Sedgefield neighborhoods.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - More than 500 people were without power and traffic lights at two intersections were knocked out on Tuesday morning, just southwest of Uptown.
The outages were centered between the Clanton Park and Sedgefield neighborhoods. CMPD reported traffic lights at the intersections of Clanton Road and South Tryon Street, and West Boulevard and Yorkmont Road were malfunctioning.
Power was restored to the area by 8 a.m. according to Duke Energy’s outage map.
Duke did not specify the exact cause of the outage, but it came as rain began to move through the Charlotte area. A First Alert Weather Day has been declared due to the continued chance for rain and potential storms throughout the day. Stay tuned to WBTV for updates.
Outage maps for all utilities in North and South Carolina can be viewed here.
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