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Snow Causes Thousands Of Outages


Last updated 12/14/2017 at 3:58pm

The snow’s weekend visit to Transylvania County beginning Friday left many without power by Saturday morning.

With reports of up to 12 inches of snow in some areas, Duke Energy and Haywood Electric reported thousands of outages throughout the county.

On Sunday, there were still people without power.

“Our power went out at 8:30 Friday night and was off until today (Sunday) at 12:30 p.m.,” said Kimberly Ashe of Pisgah Forest.

Ashe said she lost food in her refrigerator because of it spoiling, and she had to purchase six lanterns to use for light.

“We bought the last kerosene hea...

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