Strong Winds Result in Thousands of Outages in N.H.

Feb 9, 2019

A wind advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Saturday for New Hampshire.

Strong winds have resulted in thousands of power outages across New Hampshire on Saturday.

The National Weather Service has a wind advisory in effect until 6 p.m. for all of the Granite State. The advisory forecasts winds of 20- to 30- mph, with gusts possible of up to 50 mph. 

At mid-day Saturday, N.H. Electric Cooperative reported the most outages, with 8,362 customers affected.

Eversource has about 2,100. Unitil had restored power to more than 1,000 in greater Concord, and reported just 55 as of 1 p.m.