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Significant restoration expected by Monday—100,000 customers already restored

MANCHESTER, N.H. (November 28, 2014) – Hundreds of workers from New England and beyond worked throughout the night to repair damage caused by the wet, heavy, snow that blanketed the Granite State. Over the last 24 hours, half of the statewide outages have been restored—approximately 110,000 PSNH customers were reported without power as of Friday morning, down from a peak of about 207,000. 28,000 were restored overnight and crews will continue working for at least several more days until every customer is restored.

Manchester, NH (November 27, 2014) –  An army of line workers from New England and beyond continued working Thanksgiving Day to repair damage caused by wet, heavy, snow that blanketed the Granite State overnight. Approximately 138,000 PSNH customers were reported without power as of late evening Thursday, down from a peak of about 207,000; and, crews will continue working overnight and for at least several more days until every customer is restored.

MANCHESTER, N.H. (November 27, 2014) – The significant storm that blanketed New Hampshire Wednesday night and early Thanksgiving morning has caused heavy and widespread damage across PSNH’s service area. Approximately 200,000 customers were without power as of mid-day Thursday, though headway had been made in several areas—notably, all customers in Newmarket, a significant portion of downtown Dover, and the Rockingham County Complex were restored.   

MANCHESTER, N.H. (November 27, 2014) – A significant winter storm has caused heavy and widespread damage across the State of New Hampshire this Thanksgiving, leading to power outages to a third of PSNH’s customers. More than three hundred PSNH and contractor personnel, tree trimming crews, and others are assessing damage and working to restore critical infrastructure. The system continued to sustain damage until approximately 3:00 a.m., though progress was made overnight bringing all affected hospitals back online.

MANCHESTER, NH (November 26, 2014) – PSNH crews are continuing to work overnight to restore power to thousands of customers impacted by outages caused by wet, heavy snow. At 11:00 p.m. Wednesday, about 140,000 PSNH customers were reported without power due to trees, limbs and branches weighed down by snow and falling on power lines and equipment.

PSNH informed customers without power to anticipate a multi-day restoration effort, as the damage is significant and will require time to assess and repair.

MANCHESTER, N.H. (November 25, 2014) – Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH) is keeping an eye on the weather forecast and preparing for the possibility of power outages associated with a pre-Thanksgiving snowstorm. The season’s first major snowstorm is expected to impact the entire New England region during the day Wednesday and lasting into early Thanksgiving morning. 

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