Lenoir, North Carolina (August 28, 2020) – Blue Ridge Energy is on alert and ready to respond this weekend should severe weather from the remnants of Hurricane Laura impact the cooperative’s service area. Currently, high winds and rain are predicted late Friday into Saturday morning for northwest North Carolina.
If outages occur, report them by calling 1-800-448-2383, using the Blue Ridge mobile app or over the cooperative’s outage texting service. To sign up for outage texting, use a mobile phone number on your Blue Ridge Energy account and text START to 70216.
For outage status at any time, visit the cooperative’s live online outage map at www.BlueRidgeEnergy.com or on the Blue Ridge Energy mobile app.
Blue Ridge Energy recommends keeping the following items handy to stay safe and comfortable in the event of outages:
Blue Ridge Electric serves some 76,000 members in Caldwell, Watauga, Ashe, Alleghany, Wilkes, Avery and Alexander counties.