High Winds Leave Thousands Of Mainers Without Power
Tonight, many Mainers are coming home to a dark house. Not just because of the recent time change, either.
According to News Center Maine, tens of thousands of Mainers are without electricity.
The widespread power outages have been caused by Monday afternoon's strong winds. Fortunately, the winds are expected to die down this evening.
Versant Power said nearly 11,000 of its customers were without power, while CMP has nearly 10,000 customers without power.
The majority of the outages were in Oxford, York, and Cumberland counties.
While both companies say they plan to work throughout the night in order to get the power back on, they plan to prioritize polling places.
Don't forget our Camp Out Hunger Food Drive runs from Election Day through Saturday, November 7th, 2020. Our DJs will be camped out at Sam's Club in Augusta collecting non-perishable food items and money for the Salvation Army and local food pantries.
Due to the pandemic, the need for food has never been greater. You'll be helping out your friends, co-workers, family, and neighbors. Remember, every donation, no matter how small, helps. Whether it's two cans of soup, a pallet of whole kernel corn, or $1,000 cash. Every donation is important.