As of 3:20 PM there were 700 Emera Maine Customers in Hancock County without power as a result of high winds and wind gusts.

The National Weather Service in Caribou this morning was advising that there were strong northwesterly winds gusting up to 35 to 40 miles per hour this afternoon and evening in Downeast Maine.

The greatest outages were in the Blue Hill, Brooklyn and Sedgewick area.

Crews are out in the field working on repairs. For the latest on the outages and times for probable restoration click HERE