Triad Wakes To Power Outages Caused By Ice

Triad Wakes To Power Outages Caused By Ice

8:35am Jan 13, 2019
A downed tree in the Lewisville Trails Neighborhood in Lewisville, NC. TOM DOLLENMAYER/WFDD

Piedmont residents are waking to ice-covered trees and power outages after a winter storm moved through the region.

As of 8:30 a.m. the North Carolina Department of Public Safety is reporting the most power outages in Forsyth County with 42,675 customers affected. In Guilford County, 21,814 are without power and over 14,000 in Henderson County.

There is currently a Winter Storm Warning in effect in Forsyth and Guiford Counties through Sunday evening. The forecast calls for cloudy skies. There's also a Winter Storm Warning in Watauga County with a mix of light rain and snow this afternoon.

A full list of weather-related closings can be found here

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