Last Night’s Severe Thunderstorms Leave Over 1,000 Without Power Around Charlotte Region


Severe thunderstorms swept through the Charlotte region last night, leaving Hundreds of people without power as lightning, strong winds, and hail knocked down power lines and blew several transformers.

According to Duke Energy, there were over 750 people in Mecklenburg County, 317 in Cabarrus County, and 208 in Gaston County who were still without power as of 6 a.m. this morning.


Dozens of people sent us photos and videos last night on social media, showing powerful lightning, large hail, and flooding around the Charlotte region;

What did you think of last night’s storms?

Did you lose power at all last night?