Update: Wind Storm Leaves Thousands Without Power in N.H.
SUNDAY update: Utility crews have restored power to most of those customers who lost electricity Friday night. Linemen continue to work on some trouble spots Sunday.
Eversource, as of midday, reports 885 customers without power. N.H. Electric Coop has about 170, while Liberty Utilities reports 45. Until had a handful of outages it was restoring Sunday morning.
For Eversource customers, here's a link to report an outage, or call 800-662-7764.
To report an outage or downed wire for N.H. Electric Coop, call 800-343-6432. The Liberty Utilities number is: 1-855-349-9455.
(Saturday's story continues below here...)
The severe storm Friday night knocked out power for more than 15,000 Granite Stater electric customers, many of whom were still without electricity Saturday morning.
Eversource reports 11,594 customers without power, shortly before 9 a.m. today. New Hampshire's largest electric utility reports restoring power to more than 25,000 overnight. Communities hardest hit include Manchester, 1,816; Bradford, 595; Barnstead, 554; and Durham, 394.
Our crews restored power to more than 25,000 of our customers overnight, and will continue to work until all are restored. Strong winds brought trees and branches onto power lines, causing extensive damage to our system. Stay far away from any downed wires and report to 9-1-1. pic.twitter.com/s37YdfKidW— Eversource NH (@EversourceNH) May 5, 2018
Other power outages estimates by utility, as of Saturday at 9 a.m.: