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Duke Energy map shows thousands without power in Western North Carolina

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Duke Energy reported thousands of outage overnight in Western North Carolina as heavy storms ripped through the area late Saturday night into early Sunday morning.

According to Duke Energy's outage map, crews are assessing the outages in Jackson County where 2,072 have been without power overnight. That number jumped to about 2,115 outages by 7 a.m.

Some outages in Jackson County were reported before midnight.

As of 7 a.m. Duke Energy reported power should be restored for 936 customers in Mitchell County by 3 p.m. Sunday.

Duke was reporting about 2,294 outages in Swain County around 7 a.m. as well with no estimated time of restoration.

Stay with FOX Carolina for this developing story.

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