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Storm Safety Tips

Duke Energy's service territory – stretching from the Carolinas and across Florida – is subject to a wide variety of dangerous seasonal weather conditions. Hurricanes, severe lightning and thunderstorms, and flooding are potent threats to many residents. And, in parts of the Carolinas, winter storms can produce freezing rain, ice and snow conditions that can be a threat to power lines.

Duke Energy makes improvements continuously to assure the most reliable service possible. We have advanced, computerized power quality monitoring system that allows the company to detect even minor problems on its lines.

This section offers safety tips about floods, hurricanes, lightning, generators and storms. Learn more about how storms can affect your service -- and always be prepared.