NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — About 3,202 Eversource customers are without power as of 4:15 a.m. Thursday, after high winds blew across the state Wednesday night, knocking out the power.
At around 9:40 p.m., over 10,000 customers were left in a power outage.
Eversource outages are still impacting .25% of customers.
About 375 United Illuminating customers were without power Wednesday night, most clustered around Easton. By Thursday morning, only 166 customers were without power with most still clustered in Easton.
At one point in North Branford, 98% of Eversource customers didn’t have power. In Canterbury, 42% didn’t have power.
At about 7:30 p.m., more than 16,000 households in the state were without power, which fluctuated slightly throughout the early evening.
According to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, several roads and highways had to close due to fallen trees and wires.
Here is a list of closed roads impacted by weather and power outages Wednesday night:
- RT 37 in Sherman is closed due to a fallen tree on top of wires.
- RT 193 in Thompson is closed at East Thompson Rd. because of downed wires.
- RT 169 in Canterbury is closed at Bennet Pond Rd. because of a tree down with wires.
- RT 63 in Middlebury is closed at JoAnn Dr. because of low-hanging wires.
- RT 171 in Woodstock is closed at Brookwood Lane because of a tree in wires.
- RT 198 in Woodstock is closed at Pole Bridge Road because of a downed tree in wires.
Eversource and UI have resolved most of the power outages, however, with very few customers still experiencing a loss of power on Thursday morning/