Description of Event: Thunderstorms/Lightning
Estimated Number of Meters Affected: 3245  
Aroostook: 0
Hancock: 3
Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis County: 3242
Penobscot: 0
Washington: 0
Restoration Details:

Bangor Hydro crews have been dispatched to restore power to several thousand customers who are without service at this hour due to damaging thunderstorms moving through the region. Towns affected include Mattawamkeag, Lee, East Millinocket, Medway, Lincoln and surrounding communities.

Bangor Hydro customers are encouraged to check for up-to-the-minute updates on the live outage and restoration map at both and on the mobile site at You may also follow us on Twitter.

Other Related Information: Bangor Hydro and Maine Public Service encourage customers to stay clear of downed power lines and trees in contact with power lines. Customers may report outages or ask questions by calling our Customer Service Center at 1-800-440-1111.
Estimated Time of Service Restoration: 10:00 p.m.; continued thunderstorms causing additional outages may delay restoration efforts