6/20/2019 4:59pm

Power outages span across Chapel Hill following a severe thunderstorm

Following a severe thunderstorm warning and inclement weather passing through Orange County, many businesses and homes are left without power. The Town of Chapel Hill has tweeted that many community and administrative offices are closed until further noticed following the storm. Trees throughout the town have fallen on power lines, causing outages in nearly 3,000 homes across the county. The Chapel Hill Police Department has asked for only emergency calls to utilize 911 and for all other inquiries to hold off until power has been restored across the town.