MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – The number of power outages reported across the Lowcountry is declining Saturday morning.

Hundreds of outages were reported across the area in the early morning hours due to freezing rain and icy conditions.

Less than 60 power outages are impacting Dominion Energy customers across the area. This is a major improvement from the more than 300 outages reported early Saturday morning.

Santee Cooper is reporting only a few outages in the Georgetown and Pawleys Island areas.

There are less than a dozen outages for Berkeley Electric Cooperative customers. Also an improvement from the hundreds of outages reported earlier.

Dominion Energy said their crews are out and working to restore power in affected areas. All of the local utility companies said they were fully staffed and ready to respond as needed.

If you lose power, it’s important to contact the power company so they know to send someone to repair the power lines in the area.

Here are the numbers for power companies in our area:

  • Dominion Energy: (888) 333-4465
  • Berkeley Electric Co-op: (888) 253-4232
  • Edisto Electric Co-op: (800) 433-3292
  • Santee Cooper: (888) 769-7688