Power outages, downed trees represent aftermath of overnight storms

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Trees toppled and downed power lines represent the aftermath of overnight severe weather in the Charlotte region.


Duke Energy reported around 6 a.m. Friday that there were more than 1,600 customers who remained without power in Gaston County. There were more than 500 reported outages in Catawba County and 300 in Iredell County.

We first updated WSOCTV news app users with a notification just after 6 a.m. to alert them about how many outages the storm caused.

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The city of Mooresville took a particularly hard hit from the storms Thursday night. Channel 9 crews could see large trees knocked down in yards across the area along Highway 150, and power lines down across streets.

It is unclear how long it will take to clear up the debris.

No injuries were reported.

STORM AFTERMATH: This is a LIVE look from the Mooresville area where last night's storms toppled trees and knocked down power lines. MORE LIVE UPDATES ON EYEWITNESS NEWS DAYBREAK ALL MORNING --> https://www.wsoctv.com/live-stream

Posted by WSOC-TV on Friday, June 15, 2018

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