Power restored for many after weather-related outages in mountains!– OnMyWay Mobile App User News

Early Monday morning, Duke Energy reported thousands of residents in western North Carolina were dealing with power outages after a night of heavy wind, rain and snow.

As of 8 p.m., Buncombe County has over 1,700 outages and Henderson County has more than 1,200 customers without power.


Current number of customers without power in Western North Carolina as of Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, at 8 p.m.
Buncombe County: 1,741
Cherokee County: 17
Graham County: 512
Haywood County: 1
Henderson County: 1,270
Jackson County: 3
Macon County: 14
Madison County: 0
McDowell County: 70
Mitchell County: 51
Polk County: 80
Rutherford County: 0
Swain County: 31
Transylvania County: 42


The Haywood Electric Membership Corporation is reporting, as of 5 p.m.
Haywood County: 3
Jackson County: 137
Macon County: 136
Oconee SC: 6
Rabun County: 2
Transylvania County: 323


WINTER STORM WARNING THROUGH 12 PM MONDAY for Buncombe, Avery, Madison, Yancey, Mitchell, Haywood Counties and above 3,500′ across Swain, Graham, and northern Jackson Counties.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY THROUGH 12 PM MONDAY for Cherokee, Clay, Macon, Transylvania, Henderson, the mountains of Polk, Rutherford and McDowell Counties, and for elevations below 3,500′ across Swain, Graham, southern Jackson Counties.

Heavy snow is expected for some. Total snow accumulations ranging from 1 to 2 inches in southeast parts of the county to 3 to 6 inches along with the northern parts and higher terrain. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph at times.

Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. The winds may blow down tree limbs and produce scattered power outages.

Although the ground is relatively warm because of the recent warm temperatures, the snow is expected to fall at high rates and accumulate even on many roadways. The snow should taper off from the west Monday morning. Slippery roads and black ice conditions could persist or redevelop well into Tuesday morning.


OnMyWay Is The #1 Distracted Driving Mobile App In The Nation!

OnMyWay, based in Charleston, SC, The Only Mobile App That Pays its Users Not to Text and Drive.

The #1 cause of death among young adults ages 16-27 is Car Accidents, with the majority related to Distracted Driving.

OnMyWay’s mission is to reverse this epidemic through positive rewards. Users get paid for every mile they do not text and drive and can refer their friends to get compensated for them as well.

The money earned can then be used for Cash Cards, Gift Cards, Travel Deals and Much, Much More….

The company also makes it a point to let users know that OnMyWay does NOT sell users data and only tracks them for purposes of providing a better experience while using the app.

The OnMyWay app is free to download and is currently available on both the App Store for iPhones and Google Play for Android @ OnMyWay; Drive Safe, Get Paid.

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