MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — Thousands of customers were without power Friday morning in the Grand Strand and Pee Dee as the area is impacted by winds and cold weather.
About 2,400 Horry Electric customers in the area of Highway 90 and Highway 22 were without power Friday morning, according to the company outage map. That power has since been restored.
Duke Energy also reported several thousand customers without power across the Pee Dee. As of 2:50 p.m., the number of customers affected is about 1,000.
For the most up-to-date information on power outages, check with your electric company:
- Duke Energy: https://www.duke-energy.com/outages
- Horry Electric Cooperative: https://www.horryelectric.com/
- Lynches River Electric Cooperative: https://lynchesriver.com/
- Pee Dee Electric Cooperative: https://www.pdemc.com/content/storm-center-0
- Santee Cooper: https://www.santeecooper.com/
- Dominion Energy/SCE&G: https://www.sceg.com/home
Temperatures will quickly fall into the 30s, and get colder all day long Friday. By afternoon, most spots will be below freezing with wind chills in the teens and 20s. Temperatures will fall into the teens tonight, and it will stay windy with wind chills in the single digits.
The very cold weather will last all weekend long, and it will stay sunny.