Lenoir, North Carolina (January 11, 2019) – Blue Ridge Energy is on high alert and ready to respond should severe weather predicted for this weekend lead to power outages in the cooperative’s service area of Caldwell, Watauga, Ashe, Alleghany, Avery, Wilkes and Alexander counties.
While weather forecasts are evolving, current forecasts call for possible snow, sleet and freezing rain expected to begin Saturday, possibly continuing into Sunday.
If outages occur, report them over the Blue Ridge Energy mobile app or call: 1-800-448-2383. For outage status at any time, the cooperative’s live online outage map is available on the mobile app or at www.BlueRidgeEnergy.com.
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.