Nor’easter Strengthening: Power Outage Rundown By County

Power outages are increasing as a potent Nor’easter wallops the region with drenching rain and damaging winds, with snowfall due to arrive in areas farthest inland.

As of around 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, there were over 60,000 customers without power in New York, around 4,000 in Connecticut, and over a thousand in Massachusetts, according to poweroutage.us.

Check the links below to view outages by counties and utility providers in those states:

A High Wind Warning is in effect for New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts coastal areas where gusts of up to 60 miles per hour are possible, with widespread power outages expected, according to the National Weather Service, which notes “travel will be difficult.”

Inland areas will see widespread gusts of between 40 and 50 mph, with scattered outages.

Winds will be out of the east with speeds of 20 to 30 mph with the higher gusts.

“Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects,” the National Weather Service said in a Hazardous Weather Outlook statement issued at 4 p.m. Wednesday, noting that tree limbs could be blown down as well.

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