It's funny, we always seem to get a big wind and rain storm right before election day, and this was it, A great job by the Bangor Hydro Electric line crew to restore power to all those without. As of 4 AM there were just a relatively few who were still without power.

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Description of Event: High Winds and Wind Gusts
Estimated Number of Meters Affected: 436  
Aroostook: 104
Hancock: 313
Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis County: 1
Penobscot: 0
Washington: 18
Restoration Details:

Bangor Hydro crews worked through the night to restore power to as many customers as possible after Friday's strong winds and rain. More than 4,000 customers were without power at the peak of the storm. Outages were widespread across Hancock, Washington, Penobscot and a portion of Piscataquis Counties. The remaining customers affected are expected to have power restored by late morning or early afternoon. About 100 Maine Public Service customers are without power and are expected to have power restored by 6:00 a.m.

There may be trees or power lines that are down in some areas and customers should not attempt to remove power lines or tree limbs that are near or touching them.

Other Related Information: Customers may report outages or ask questions by calling our Customer Service Centers at 1-800-440-1111 Bangor Hydro and 877-655-4448 at Maine Public Service.
Estimated Time of Service Restoration: Power is expected to be restored by late morning or early afternoon. In remote areas it may take longer.
Estimated Time of Next Update: 11:00 a.m. if significant outages remain