Irma brings rain, wind to downtown Greenville on Sept. 11, 2017. Wochit
Tens of thousands of Duke Energy customers were without power late Monday and into Tuesday as Tropical Storm Irma powered through Greenville and Upstate South Carolina. Traffic lights were out in Greenville and nearly two dozen roads were at least partially blocked by downed trees or power lines in the hours after the storm hit.
Crews from Duke Energy and emergency officials were working to clear remaining issues as the weather calmed on Tuesday morning.
Here’s a look at Irma’s impact in Greenville County, by the numbers.
21 – The number of Greenville County roads that were either closed or partially blocked by downed trees or power lines on Tuesday morning, according to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.
33,000 – The number of Duke Energy customers in Greenville County without power as of Tuesday morning.
1,000 – The number of additional Duke Energy workers brought to the Upstate to help restore power.
46 mph – That’s the strongest wind gusts measured in downtown Greenville, according to the National Weather Service’s unofficial report of wind measurements.
48 mph – The strongest wind gusts measured in Greenville County, according to the National Weather Service’s unofficial report of wind measurements. That measurement was taken at Donaldson Center Airport.
62 degrees – A new record low high temperature measured at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport on Monday.
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Information for this article was gathered from Duke Energy, the South Carolina Department of Public Safety and the National Weather Service at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport