More than 200,000 power outages were reported across the state Thursday following the winter storm. Crews worked through the day and night to restore power to most, but hard-hit areas of Wake and Durham counties, specifically rural areas, are still without electricity.
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Tow truck operators worked around the clock since Wednesday night to help stranded drivers stuck in the snow, slush and ice. 02/26/2015 08:28 PM
Hundreds of crews headed to the Triangle Thursday to help restore power after the winter weather. Duke Energy Representative Jeff Brooks said Wake and Durham Counties were the hardest hit areas. 02/26/2015 06:20 PM
The American Red Cross opens shelters across the Triangle. Meals and a place to sleep will be provided for anyone seeking emergency shelter due to the storm. 02/26/2015 08:09 PM
Heavy, wet snow fell on much of North Carolina Wednesday night through early Thursday morning. However, parts of the state saw more sleet or just rain resulting in lower than expected accumulations. 02/26/2015 10:19 AM
Gov. Pat McCrory updated the public on the latest conditions Thursday afternoon. He said one of the biggest issue they're battling is power outages. 02/26/2015 12:58 PM
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Authorities are requesting that people do not venture out unless they need to. The NC DOT is currently focusing on major roads and interstates, before moving on to work on the secondary roads. 02/26/2015 07:23 AM
More than 215,000 Duke Energy customers are without power in North Carolina. The hardest hit areas are in Wake County and Durham County. 02/26/2015 09:30 AM
An RDU Airport spokesperson said there have already been more than 100 cancellations on Thursday, and some flights were cancelled ahead of time on Wednesday in anticipation of the storm. 02/26/2015 08:04 AM
DOT crews are in overdrive Thursday morning, working hard to make sure the roads are as clear as possible. Time Warner Cable News reporter Linnie Supall is at the DOT maintenance yard in Raleigh with the latest on their progress. 02/26/2015 06:56 AM