Factbox: Over 300,000 customers without power in Carolinas after Florence

Factbox: Over 300,000 customers without power in Carolinas after FlorenceFlorence, now an elongated low pressure area which continues to produce heavy rain over portions of the Mid-Atlantic states, is expected to transition into an extratropical cyclone, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said late on Monday. Duke Energy Corp , the biggest utility in the area with over 4 million customers, has restored more than 1.2 million of its roughly 1.5 million customers affected by the storm. The company on Monday said it expects to restore power to most North Carolina and South Carolina customers impacted by Florence by Sept. 26.



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