BOSTON (CBS) – The heavy, wet snow from the April Fools’ storm brought down power lines Friday, leaving thousands of homes and businesses without electricity.

Public Service of New Hampshire had 3,300 customers affected as of 3:30 p.m., down from a high of 23,000.

Around 1 p.m. National Grid reported 1,100 of its customers had no power, down from a peak of 13,000 earlier in the day.

NStar reported 2,300 outages, with the majority coming in Waltham.

Unitil said 1,100 of its customers were in the dark, especially in Lunenberg, the New Hampshire coast and in Concord, N.H.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s