Power Outages Reported in Charlotte Area

Power has been restored for most of the nearly 2,000 people in and arond McAdenville in Gaston County that lost power Friday morning. The outage began at about 5:30 a.m. 

A smaller outage is reported in Matthews, with about 500 people without power. The Echo Hills neighborhood of Charlotte has about 123 homes without power.

Duke Energy customers can text "out" to 57801 to report outages in their area or call the automated line 1-800-POWER-ON.

Winter weather is expected all day Friday. Everyone in FOX 46 WJZY's viewing area is under a winter storm warning through Saturday evening.

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