(WCBD) – Residents of the Carolinas were urged by the National Weather Service to keep weather radios and cell phones nearby as the second round of severe storms threatened to pound the two states overnight.
The National Weather Service said the devices would be needed to awaken people to the possibility of torrential rains and possible tornadoes before dawn Thursday.
Several homes and businesses are without power in the Lowcountry. Below are links to area power companies. These sites allow you to report outages and to also get updates as to when that power will be restored.
- Check the Duke Energy outage map
- Report an outage: 800.769.3766 or text OUT to 57801
- Contact Duke Energy
Coastal Electric Cooperative:
Berkeley Electric Cooperative:
- Check the Berkeley Electric Cooperative outage map
- Report an outage: 1-888-253-4232
- Contact Berkeley Electric Cooperative