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Winter Storm Results in Pockets of Power Outages in N.H.

Mar 23, 2020

National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for much of N.H. today, March 23.
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Update, March 24: The winter storm that picked up in New Hampshire overnight has caused thousands of power outages.

Eversource reports about 15,000 customers without electricity, as of 7 a.m. Tuesday. Hopkinton is one of the hardest-hit towns, with nearly 1,200 customers affected at that hour. There were 489 in Derry, 433 in Auburn, 748 in Hollis, 557 in Hooksett, and 1,675 in Merrimack.

Unitil had 76 outages (on the seacoast), N.H. Electric Cooperative 30, and Liberty Utilities 2, as of 7 p.m.

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A story published Monday, March 23, continues below here:

Several inches of heavy, wet snow is expected to fall across New Hampshire today. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for much of the Granite State through 4 a.m. Tuesday.

Parts of the state could get 5- to 7- inches of snowfall, according to the latest weather report.

The weather service warns of possible difficult driving conditions and possible power outages due to heavy snow likely on tree limbs.

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