PRESQUE ISLE, Me.- A variety of stormy weather has knocked out power to more than 2,000 Emera Maine customers this morning from far northern Maine to Hancock County. Acccrding to Bob Potts of Emera, snow in Aroostook county, a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain in the Central Highlands, and strong, gusty winds Downeast are keeping crews busy from Eagle Lake to Stonington. Workers will remain deployed throughout the day making repairs and restoring power safely and as quickly as possible.
The public is urged to slow down or move over and change lanes, when possible, if approaching utility crews working on roadways, to ensure everyone's safety.
Customers who use generators are reminded to ensure they are used in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines and to avoid coming in contact with fallen power lines.
Customers may report outages or ask questions by calling our Customer Service Center at (207) 973-2020 or 1-855-EMERA11 (1-855-363-7211).