Nearly 7,000 homes are without power Wednesday morning following a night of heavy winds.

Central Maine Power Co. is reporting just over 5,600 customers without power, with the heaviest concentration of outages in Franklin and Somerset Counties. Emera Maine reports 1,350 in northern Maine.

The Cumberland Police Department said most of West Cumberland was without power. Police identified the possible source of the outage on Bruce Hill Road and notified CMP, police said in social media posts.

CMP estimated power will be restored to most areas within the next couple hours.

Showers moved through the region overnight, along with strong southerly winds that brought down tree branches. Wind gusts of up to 20 mph are expected throughout the morning.

By midday, temperatures are expected to warm to near 50 along the southern coast.

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