Here's the latest power outage update from Bangor Hydro Electric Company as of 10:14 AM.

Customers are reminded to stay clear of fallen power lines and trees touching them. Generators and alternate heating and cooking sources should be used according to manufacturer's guidelines. It is never safe to use a generator inside a garage, porch or other area that doesn't have proper ventilation.

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Description of Event: High Winds and Wind Gusts
Estimated Number of Meters Affected: 1705  
Aroostook: 0
Hancock: 1289
Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis County: 61
Penobscot: 44
Washington: 311
Restoration Details:

Bangor Hydro crews are working to restore power this morning as strong winds move across the service area. The operations team has been watching today's storm closely and has placed additional field crews on call as well as customer service staff. Winds are expected to be especially problematic in the coastal areas and Hancock County is already seeing the most damage at this time.

Customers are reminded to stay clear of fallen power lines and trees touching them. Generators and alternate heating and cooking sources should be used according to manufacturer's guidelines. It is never safe to use a generator inside a garage, porch or other area that doesn't have proper ventilation.

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: Crews will work to restore power as quickly and safely as possible. Winds are expected to continue through the day causing additional outages. Some customers may be without power over night.