Power restored after morning storm causes outages in Wilmington


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Commuters not only dealt with wet roads and closed streets Thursday morning in Wilmington. They also had to work around power outages across the city.

According to the Wilmington Police Department Twitter, power was out for a portion of the city this morning. Service to most areas was restored by early afternoon.

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The areas impacted were tower and traffic lights at 421 at the Isabel Holmes Bridge, 5th & Dawson, 3rd & Greenfield, 5th Avenue & Marstellar Street.

The outages came as heavy rain and strong wind moved through the area with a line of storms this morning.