High winds gusting up to 80 miles per hour in some places added to the misery of a post-Christmas blizzard that knocked out power to tens of thousands of Massachusetts residents.

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  • ‘Powder Day’ declared as blizzard blasts New England, public urged to stay off roads
    In New Hampshire, 14 inches had fallen in Ossipee and a foot covered Berlin. Scattered power outages were reported overnight, and the forecast of strong winds and coastal flooding remained a concern. There were reports that thunder and lightning ...
    02/13/2017 - 10:37 am | View Link
  • Thousands may be in the dark until Tuesday night as blizzard knocks out power
    Nova Scotia Power said it has taken steps to prepare for the storm, including contracting additional line crews. It said there are 380 workers placed around the province who will respond to outages as they happen. "This is probably one of the worst storms ...
    02/13/2017 - 5:38 am | View Link
  • Blizzard hits Midcoast; Schools, businesses, municipal offices closed; Route 1 closed due to tractor-trailer crash; more than 1,000 without power
    Blizzard conditions will be possible at times with north winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 60 mph. Power outages are a concern due to the combination of wet heavy snow and strong wind. The strongest wind will occur during the late morning and early ...
    02/13/2017 - 5:00 am | View Link
  • Northeast braces for another blizzard
    Wind gusts of up to 55 mph through Monday evening could cause power outages from downed trees, officials said. Conditions will begin to improve for Boston as the storm moves up the coastline towards Portland by Monday evening. The West Coast continues to ...
    02/13/2017 - 12:56 am | View Link
  • Storm Blog: Maine shuts down as blizzard continues
    Updated 1:35 p.m.: (AP) — Maine utilities say despite whiteout conditions caused by blustery snow, the storm hasn't brought as many power outages as expected. A spokeswoman for Central Maine Power says about 800 power outages were reported by mid-day Monday.
    02/12/2017 - 10:42 pm | View Link
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    Snowstorms Cause Pileups, Power Outages Along the East Coast Thousands lose power and forecasters warned of blizzard-like conditions from Virginia to parts of the ...
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  • Power Outage Safety | American Red Cross
    Sudden power outages can be frustrating and troublesome. If a power outage is 2 hours or less, don’t be concerned about losing your perishable foods.
    02/11/2017 - 5:31 am | View Website
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  • Rising waterways, power outages plague NorCal residents
    Rising waterways, power outages plague NorCal residents. Snow continues in Sierra, while Valley could see afternoon thunderstorms
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