Well it happened

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  1. Rskahle

    Rskahle Founding Inglorious bastard Charter Member Benefactor Supporting Member

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    The power is out.....
     
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    That sucks. Mine just went off but came right back on here in southeast Charlotte. I hope it stays on but I'm not counting on it.
     
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    Infamous1 River Roamer Supporting Member

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    Lost ours for about 8 hours yesterday but it is flickering now.
     
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    np307 Happy to be here. Supporting Member

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    We lost power Thursday from 0600 to 0930 then from 1600 to 1200 yesterday. It went out again sometime esrmy this morning.
     
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    Ours was down for about 28 hours yesterday, but we’re in a rural area and not high on the priority list for resolution.
     
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    And this is where I feel the most fortunate. Through all of this (I realize it's not over), we have always had power.

    I was full ready to fire up the generator. Maybe I won't need to this go round.
     
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    georgel Behind Every Blade of Grass Charter Member

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    A CMPD officer just told me that calls on trees falling are increasing.
    This episode has also precipitated a set of generator maintenance projects going forward.
     
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    Haven't lost power yet and I just put the chairs back on the front porch and back patio. So you know a huge gust and fluke storm or tornado will hit Apex soon.
     
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    Cowboy Glances can deceive

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    So far so good. In fact it's not really even been a heavy flow.
     
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    They were going to have shut down the Wilmington water plant in 48 hours until they just announced they secured an emergency fuel source to run the generators.
     
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    Tim I am....an Enchanter. Staff Member Benefactor Charter Life Member

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    That's a long day
     
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    Fortunately generators were pre-positioned so our actual time w/o power was only 30 minutes (and 25 of that was because it took my wife that long to inform me that power was out!)
     
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    Button Pusher Well-Known Member Benefactor

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    We lost one leg at our office building in downtown Raleigh on Friday 2am, back on today at 4PM.
    We have a 100KW generator to keep our data center online.
     
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    Just lost power, transformer exploded like a bomb up the road a piece. Neighbor said there was a big pine across the road below his house. The storm is the worst it has been for us right now.
     

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