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Storms cause power outages in east Charlotte

Workers repair power lines Wednesday morning on North Sharon Amity Road at Wilora Lake Road in east Charlotte.
Workers repair power lines Wednesday morning on North Sharon Amity Road at Wilora Lake Road in east Charlotte. dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com

About 1,300 Duke Energy customers in east Charlotte remained without power at 9 a.m. Wednesday, after trees fell onto power lines during storms Tuesday night and early Wednesday.

At least 2,300 customers lost power at one point.

Duke Energy crews continued to repair lines Wednesday morning, including on North Sharon Amity Road at Wilora Lake Road.

Power is expected to be restored by about 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Joe Marusak

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