Outage http://wfae.org en Charlotte Region Still Has 12,000 Outages From Storm http://wfae.org/post/charlotte-region-still-has-12000-outages-storm <p>There are still about 12,000 power outages in Mecklenburg and neighboring counties. About 350,000 Duke and Progress energy customers lost power after a severe thunderstorm Friday night.</p><p>Keith Meza, is a Duke Energy crew member who has been working almost non-stop since then. He was in north Charlotte Friday helping remove tree limbs that had fallen and damaged power lines.</p><p>"Other than ice storms and hurricanes we've had, it's probably one of the worst ones I've ever seen due to high winds and lightning and hail," Meza&nbsp;says.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 15 Jun 2013 12:52:04 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 29427 at http://wfae.org Charlotte Region Still Has 12,000 Outages From Storm