Bangor Hydro Electric Company has issued the following power outage update as of 9 PM. They have made great progress in restoring a lot of people's power, but there are still many without electricity.

To view the latest live power outage update and see possible restoration times, click HERE

Description of Event: High Winds and Wind Gusts
Estimated Number of Meters Affected: 1262  
Aroostook: 0
Hancock: 1051
Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis County: 78
Penobscot: 5
Washington: 128
Restoration Details:

Bangor Hydro crews are making significant progress restoring power to customers affected by today's wind storm. About 4200 customers were without power late this afternoon in all counties served by Bangor Hydro. Power outages have been widespread across the service territory starting late this morning. Crews plan to work tonight and into the morning to restore power to customers as quickly and safely as possible.

Customers should avoid coming in contact with fallen power lines and trees touching them. Generators should be professionally installed and alternate heat sources used in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines.

Other Related Information: Customers may report outages or ask questions by calling our Customer Service Center at 1-800-440-1111.
Estimated Time of Service Restoration: Customers currently without power should be prepared to be without power over night tonight.
Estimated Time of Next Update: 4 a.m. if significant outages remain