Severe Thunderstorm Warning and Power Outage in Corinth
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 361 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN MAINE THIS WATCH INCLUDES 5 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL MAINE PENOBSCOT IN NORTH CENTRAL MAINE PISCATAQUIS IN NORTHERN MAINE AROOSTOOK IN SOUTHEAST MAINE HANCOCK WASHINGTON THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...BANGOR...BAR HARBOR...BREWER... CARIBOU...DOVER-FOXCROFT...EASTPORT...ELLSWORTH...GREENVILLE... GUILFORD...HOULTON...MACHIAS...MADAWASKA...MILO...OLD TOWN... ORONO AND PRESQUE ISLE. $$ ANZ050>052-260300- /O.NEW.KCAR.SV.A.0361.130625T1919Z-130626T0300Z/ THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 361 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS COASTAL WATERS FROM EASTPORT ME TO SCHOODIC POINT ME OUT 25 NM COASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT ME TO STONINGTON ME OUT 25 NM INTRACOASTAL WATERS FROM SCHOODIC POINT ME TO STONINGTON ME
And Bangor Hydro reports a major power outage in the Corinth area because of the storms.
|Description of Event:||Outages due to Strong Winds and Rain|
|Estimated Number of Meters Affected:||3372|
|Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis County:||16|
Bangor Hydro crews are heading to the Corinth area to repair damage after a fast-moving storm brought down tree limbs and power lines. Strong winds and heavy rain are reported in the area, affecting several large circuits feeding Corinth, Alton, Bradford, Charleston and surrounding towns. Several other scattered outages are reported, including one affecting customers in Lincoln.
Crews will work to restore power as quickly and safely as possible. Customers are reminded to stay clear of fallen power lines and trees near or touching them.
|Other Related Information:||Customers may report outages or ask questions by calling our Customer Service Center at 1-800-440-1111. Outages may also be reported at bhe.com or our mobile site at bhe.com/m.|
|Estimated Time of Service Restoration:||Power is expected to be restored in 2-3 hours