Power Outages Reported Across NH

As of 3 p.m. Friday afternoon, February 26, “some of Sunapee was still without power and may be out for 2 to 4 days” according to a broadcast email message sent out by the town “to notify its residents of the status of the situation created from the most recent power outage.”

If you have an emergency please call 911. If you need food or fuel, Sunapee or Newport has availability. If you need heat or shelter, There is a shelter in New London, at the Ware Student Center, Colby Sawyer College that will accommodate Sunapee residents that need assistance. The Town has set up a warming station at the Sunapee Safety Services Building where you can get coffee, or if you need water.

Public Service of New Hampshire reported, as of 2:15 p.m., approximately 264,000 PSNH customers (54%) were without power. Thursday night high winds hit New York and New England leaving trees down throughout the state.

One can follow PSNH storm related info via http://twitter.com/psnh.

“Crews are dealing with flooding in some areas near small streams and storm drains,” according to the PSNH notice. “Although power outages are widespread throughout the state, it appears that the Seacoast and Southern regions of New Hampshire were hit hardest by this storm.”

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