Over 2K Duke Energy customers without power in Transylvania Co.

Duke Energy Outage Map.

Over 2,000 homes are without power in western North Carolina Saturday afternoon.

Per the Duke Energy Outage Map, 2,600 customers near the Brevard area of Transylvania County are affected by the outage.

The estimated time of restoration is 7 p.m.

Transylvania County dispatchers confirm there are a few trees down on the Parkway. They said there are also some power lines "arching" along Rosman Highway, but that they haven't fallen over.

Officials could not confirm if this is the cause of the widespread outage.

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