Emera Maine crews are busily responding a widespread and scattered power outages across our service territory today.

Restoration Details: Outages are mostly due to strong winds bringing tree limbs and trees down onto power lines. More than 1,300 of those currently out are in Caribou, New Sweden, Perham, Stockholm, Westmanland and Woodland; the cause of that outage is currently unknown but crews are patrolling the lines looking for damage and will make any necessary repairs safely and as quickly as possible to get all customers restored.

Other Related Information: 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 or alternate heating sources are reminded to ensure they are used in accordance with manufacturer's guidelines at all times.

Customers may report outages or ask questions by calling our Customer Contact Center at (207) 973-2000 or 1-855-EMERA11 (1-855-363-7211). You may also follow us on Twitter at @emerame

Estimated Time of Service Restoration: 2:00 p.m.; additional outages due to wind may delay restoration times.

Estimated Time of Next Update: 4:00 p.m. if significant outages remain