Thousands still without power in the Lowcountry following Tropical storm Irma

Mount Pleasant, SC (WCBD) – Thousands in the Lowcountry are still without power after Tropical Storm Irma made its way through the area two days ago.

SCE&G is reporting a little less than 9,000 outages across the state.

In Charleston County the number is currently at 2,671 and in Colleton 409.

SCE&G reports there are 39 reported outages in Dorchester County and less than 28 in Berkeley County.

They expect to fully restore power to Colleton County by 11:45 pm Wednesday, and to Charleston County by 11:45pm Thursday.

Berkeley Electric Cooperative is reporting another 2,746 in Charleston County and more than 60 in Dorchester County.

For SCE&G’s estimated restoration times and outage updates head to: www.sceg.com/etor

 

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