More than a thousand residents without power after afternoon storms

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY)– Duke Energy is reporting at least a thousand customers are without power in New Hanover County.

Duke Energy’s Outage Map shows hundreds of people in the south portions of the county are without power.

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The energy company is actively looking into 60 outages in the county alone. Each has a different report on its ‘status’, however Duke Energy is estimating complete power restoration could take until 1:00 a.m. Monday.

Continue to follow WWAY for updates or visit the outage map.