Thousands in South Carolina still without electricity

Thousands of South Carolinians are still without electricity after a winter storm as colder weather approaches

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Thousands of South Carolinians are still without electricity after a winter storm as colder weather approaches.

Duke Energy said more than 25,000 customers in South Carolina were without service Wednesday morning. The biggest problems were in Anderson and Greenwood counties.

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South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. reported fewer than 200 customers without service, most in Aiken County.

Black ice is causing some problems on the roads, with some school districts starting classes 2 hours late in the Midlands.

Wind chill conditions Wednesday night could be as low as 5 below zero in the northwestern part of the state. Wind chills could be as low as 5 degrees in the Midlands.

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