9 PM. Update-  There are now 7242 Emera Maine customers without power on Tuesday night, March 14th. The majority of those without power are in Hancock and Washington Counties.

Nearly 3000 Emera Maine customers were without power on Tuesday night, March 14th as of 7:30 PM with the majority in Hancock County.

According to a press release from Emera Maine, "Crews will respond to these outages and make repairs as it is safe to do so; whiteout conditions are hindering travel, and strong winds make it unsafe for workers to address damage from bucket trucks. "

To view the latest live outage and restoration map CLICK HERE

Emera Maine plans on updating the media at 9 PM and we'll update this story then.

Remember to stay away from any downed power lines.