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High winds along with cold temperatures rolled through Charlotte on Friday wreaking havoc on the power grid.

Downed trees and massive power outages were reported throughout the Queen City with wind gusts as high as 62 mph.

More than 160,000 Duke Energy customers reported outages and temperatures are expected to drop into the single digits overnight.

The coldest temperature ever for a Carolina Panthers game is expected on Saturday as they play the Detroit Lions at Bank Of America Stadium.

According to WCNC Chief Meteorologist Brad Panovich, we may not see above freezing temperatures until Sunday afternoon.

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