Grab those candles, flashlights, and lanterns because the power may be out for a while.

According to a press release today, Duke Energy meteorologists are estimating power outages from approaching Hurricane Florence could be between 1-3 million customers for the Carolinas.

How is the company looking to help get your power back sooner? Well, luckily more than 8,000 Carolinas-based workers are being joined by 1,700 workers from Duke Energy Midwest and 1,200 from Duke Energy Florida to respond to this storm.

You can read more HERE.

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