A severe summer storm system swept from Alabama to New York on Monday, leaving a trail of toppled trees, damaged buildings and transportation headaches in its wake.
Large swaths of the U.S. have faced an intense winter storm over the past several days. Hundreds of thousands were without power and weather advisories were issued across the country.
The damage to two substations on Saturday cut power to thousands of central North Carolina homes. The utility says it expects power to be fully restored by midnight.
The crash left parts of Montgomery County without power on Sunday evening. Hours later, the passengers remained stuck 100 feet in the air, as officials prepared to rescue them.
Ida's ferocious 150 mph winds decimated parts of Louisiana's electrical grid. At the height, more than a million homes and businesses were without power. The remaining 117,000+ are having to make do.
The sudden power failure late Wednesday comes just days after another massive outage hit the U.S. territory.
Nearly 3 million Texas electricity customers are enduring extreme cold and some cities say tap water must be boiled. One utility says its repair crews have been harassed by angry residents.
The powerful storm is bringing record-low temperatures, widespread power outages and hazardous conditions to a swath of the country the National Weather Service calls "unprecedented and expansive."
Govs. Andrew Cuomo and Ned Lamont are seeking investigations as thousands of customers remain without power in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias.
California utility PG&E continues planned power outages to prevent its equipment from sparking wildfires. One Native tribe's solar-powered microgrid is proving to be a lifeline for rural communities.