Massachusetts power outage maps show customers affected by high winds
A mighty northeast hitting New England has knocked down power lines and triggered blackouts in the region Tuesday evening and Wednesday.
The storm, which intensified Tuesday night, dumped inches of rain over parts of southern Massachusetts. Also overnight Tuesday, the winds associated with the storm intensified with gusts eclipsing the 80 mph mark in some areas.
According to the national weather service, Cape Cod and the Islands experienced the strongest gusts of wind.
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South Coast and East Massachusetts Power Outage Tracking Maps similarly showed a higher number of blackouts in Cape Town and the Islands, as well as in communities on the south shore of Plymouth County.
Massachusetts Power Outage Maps
Local utilities are reporting blackouts across the region. Customers can track power outages and restoration efforts through online utility outage maps.
national grid, which serves customers on the South Coast, stretching all the way to the South Rim shows that Brockton is the hardest hit in his coverage area. Click here to see the map.
Unity, which serves a small number of homes in northeastern Massachusetts, as well as customers in New Hampshire are reporting a small number of outages in Massachusetts. Click here to see the map.
Here is the weather forecast in Central Mass. :Lots of rain and wind, but few breakdowns in Worcester