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Nearly 5,000 power outages reported across Lowcountry

Published: Jul. 8, 2021 at 2:36 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 8, 2021 at 10:43 AM EDT
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Electric utilities were reporting approximately just over 5,000 power failures across South Carolina after powerful rains, strong winds and thunderstorms from Tropical Storm Elsa moved across the Lowcountry.

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Dominion Energy

As of 6:15 a.m., Charleston and Beaufort Counties accounted for more than 4,600 of the Dominion Energy outages.

CountyOutages
Charleston1,701
Beaufort2,258
Colleton297
Dorchester16
Berkeley4
Jasper486

Berkeley Electric Cooperative

Berkeley Electric Coop said as of 6:15 a.m. the majority of its outages were in Charleston County:

CountyOutages
Charleston515
Dorchester0
Berkeley64

Edisto Electric Cooperative

The Edisto Electric Cooperative reported a small number of outages in Dorchester and Orangeburg Counties at 6 a.m.

Those outages have since been resolved.

CountyOutages
Dorchester0
Orangeburg0

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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