WESTON POWER OUTAGES: 93% of the town is in the dark

Wednesday, 8:45 p.m. 93% of the town is without power at this time. Members of the National Guard and the Department of Transportation helped the public works department and CL&P crews clear roads. Earlier today 122 roadways were still blocked with downed trees and wires. CL&P has not given an estimated time for power restoration.

Tuesday, 6:45 p.m. CL&P reports that 3,687 of its customers in Weston, 96% of the town, are without power. That number is down slightly from earlier today when 100% of the town was out.

Road and line crews are in town and earlier members of the National Guard came in to help clear roads. Trees and wires are down throughout town.

CL&P  reports that statewide 417,328 of its customers are still without power.

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 advised 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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