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WESTON POWER OUTAGES: Town totally without power

Utility poles, such as this one on Old Mill Road, are down throughout Weston, one of the causes for the current 100% power outage in town. —Ali Farsun photo

Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. All 3,800 CL&P customers are without power in Weston at this time. Officials say crews are in town working on the power lines. Many roads are blocked and impassable because of downed trees, and residents are being adivsed to stay home and off the roads. The town is opening a comfort station from 4 to 9 tonight at Weston Middle School.

Tuesday, 8:55 a.m. With the worst of Hurricane Sandy over, 99% of Weston is without power. CL&P reports that 3,800 out of 3,808 customers in Weston are in the dark this morning. 100% of Ridgefield is without power, along with 98% in Redding, and 80% in Wilton.

Monday, 8:45 p.m. Outages are up to 3,775, or 99% of the town. About 477,000 CL&P customers are without power statewide. In neighboring towns, 97% of Ridgefield has no power, 98% of Redding, and 80% of Wilton is in the dark.

Monday, 8 p.m. Approximately 98% of the town — more than 3,800 customers — are without power in Weston. Statewide, more than  400,000 CL&P customers and 33,000 UI customers are powerless.

Monday, 12:45 p.m. CL&P reports that 1,110 of their customers in Weston, 29% of the town, are without power at this time. Statewide, CL&P reports 18,527 customers are without power.

Monday, 12:05 p.m. CL&P is reporting that 8% of its customers in Weston, 310 households, are without power at this time. Statewide there are 13,885 reported outages. Joe Miceli, Weston’s Deputy Emergency Management Director, said all roads in town are passable at this time and the CL&P has several line crews staged in town for the storm.

Monday, 9:05 a.m. CL&P reports 6,338 customers in Connecticut are without power as of 9 a.m. The majority of outages are in Waterbury (4,251). In this area there are 360 outages in Greenwich, 16 in Wilton, and four in Darien.

Monday, 7:45 a.m. Hurricane Sandy has barely breezed in this morning and already Connecticut Light and Power Company is reporting 2,280 power outages in the state, none so far in Weston.

The majority of outages are in Griswold (877), Pomfret (360), and Greenwich (340).

TheWestonForum.com will provide continuous updates through the storm.

 

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