Thousands still without power, the latest outages here

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – Many Eastern Carolina residents woke up Wednesday morning without electricity after storms caused havoc.

According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, 10,606 power outages are being reported across the state as of 5:15 p.m.

Here in Eastern Carolina, Carteret County has 204 outages, Martin County with 195, Washington County has 30, and Craven County with 24 outages. Several other counties are down to only a handful of outages.