Santee Cooper reports more than 1,300 power outages in NMB area as tropical storm moves through area

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Screenshot of Santee Cooper’s outage map taken at 9:52 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 (Courtesy: Santee Cooper)

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC AREA (WBTW) – Santee Cooper reports more than 1,300 power outages in the North Myrtle Beach area as Tropical Storm Bertha moves through the area.

As of 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, 1,322 customers are without power in the area of Highway 17 South and Robert Edge Parkway, according to the utility’s website.

Screenshot of Santee Cooper’s outage map taken at 9:52 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 (Courtesy: Santee Cooper)

The cause of the outage is under investigation and power is expected to be restored around 11:30 a.m.

Count on News13 for updates.

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