Electric outage affected more than 29,000 Lowcountry customers due to storms

At the height of Monday morning’s storm, more than 29,000 people were offline across the...
At the height of Monday morning’s storm, more than 29,000 people were offline across the Lowcountry.(Live 5)
Published: Jan. 3, 2022 at 5:36 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 3, 2022 at 4:34 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - At the height of Monday morning’s storm, more than 29,000 people were offline across the Lowcountry.

As of the last hour, Dominion energy reported about 650 customers are without power in the Lowcountry. While Berkley Electric Cooperative reports about 300 customers are still in the dark in the tri-county.

The Coastal Electric Cooperative reports 389 outages in Colleton County.

And Santee Electric Cooperative reports that about 600 customers are still without power in Williamsburg and Georgetown counties.

A wind gust advisory was in effect until noon, and the National Weather Service says wind gusts of up to 40 mph could down branches and power lines.

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