The brunt of the storm is coming into Maine early Saturday morning, and the power outages are increasing. Here's the latest 7AM Bangor Hydro Power Outage Update. Check back after 11 AM and we will have the latest update posted. Be very careful if you're venturing outside., If you're walking your dog be sure to dry the pads of their feet from the encrusted snow.

Description of Event: High Winds and Wind Gusts
Estimated Number of Meters Affected: 2761  
Hancock: 1904
Northern Penobscot/Piscataquis County: 0
Penobscot: 412
Washington: 445
Restoration Details:

The blizzard that has crippled much of the northeast is now affecting customers of Bangor Hydro Electric Company. Early this morning increased winds began bringing down power lines and tree limbs. Coastal areas are expected to see the most damage during the storm today. Crews were prepared for the storm and have been working to restore power since early this morning.

Customers are reminded to avoid coming in contact with power lines and trees touching them. Generators and alternate heat sources should be used in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines.

Other Related Information: Customers may report outages by calling 1-800-440-1111, at or on our mobile site at Customers should have account numbers ready. A live outage map is available at both sites with the most up-to-date outage information and estimated times of restoration.
Estimated Time of Service Restoration: Crews will work to restore power to customers as quickly as possible, but continued winds will cause additional power outages and delay restoration time.
Estimated Time of Next Bangor Hydro Update: 11:00 a.m.