Henderson Co. Power Outages
Power went out in several Henderson County communities around 6AM, creating dangerously cold conditions.
Power to 7600 customers went out around sunrise. As of 12:15PM, Duke Energy says 4500 people are still without power.
In Hendersonville, a problem at the Beech Street substation took out about 800 homes in downtown Hendersonville along fifth and sixth avenue.
Emergency workers say local fire departments could begin checking on people with special health needs if the outages continue.
Until then, people are welcome to come to the Red Cross Shelter, their number is 828-258-3888.