September 12, 2013

Nearly 7,000 without power after heavy thunderstorms

From staff reports

Central Maine Power is reporting nearly 7,000 customers in nine counties without power this morning after a series of powerful thunderstorms swept through Maine overnight.

By 6:15 a.m. Thursday, there were still 528 customers without power in Cumberland County, 142 in York County and 259 in Kennebec County. Knox County had the most outages with 4,365.

For up-to-the-minute information on outages, click here.

Today's forecast calls for showers and the possibility more thunderstorms with damaging winds. Click here for the complete forecast.

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