OCRACOKE, N.C. (WAVY) – Nearly 1,400 customers lost power on Ocracoke Island Thursday.
The outage was first reported at 11:43 a.m. and Tideland EMC said it affected all of its customers on the island.
As of 3 p.m., power had been restored to all but three customers on the island.
10 On Your Side is working to learn what caused the widespread outage.
Stay with WAVY for updates.