Unfortunately power outages have continued to increase throughout the day, despite the restoration efforts that began at 6:30 AM. Bangor Hydro Electric Company advises customers who are without power as of 10:00 tonight that they should be prepared to be without power overnight.

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Description of Event: High Winds and Wind Gusts
Estimated Number of Meters Affected: 4111  
Aroostook: 0
Hancock: 1536
Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis County: 0
Penobscot: 244
Washington: 2331
Restoration Details: Power restoration efforts have been underway since about 6:30 this morning. Strong winds and heavy rain continue to cause damage to the electrical system. Additional staff has been called in to assist field crews in the hardest hit areas along the coast. The Customer Service Center will be staffed with extra employees as well to handle customer calls as efficiently as possible.With widespread damage including fallen tree limbs and power lines, customers are reminded that it's never safe to come in contact with those lines or trees near or touching them. Crews will handle calls as quickly and safely as possible. Alternate heat and power sources should be used in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines.
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 (Maine Public Service).
Estimated Time of Service Restoration: Customers who are without power as of 10:00 tonight should be prepared to be without power overnight.
Estimated Time of Next Update: