posted on Dec, 26 2013 @ 08:25 AM
Ahh.. This might explain some of the quiet around here and I only hope those missing right now are doing well in the areas currently going through
this. My thoughts go out to all in the impacted regions for warmth, shelter and a speedy return to services.
LITCHFIELD, Maine (AP) — Some homes and businesses from Maine to Michigan and into Canada that have been without electricity since last
weekend's ice may not get their power back for another day — or longer.
Utilities in Michigan reported 105,000 customers without power Thursday morning, while those in Maine reported more than 36,000 and Canada more than
One Maine provider is indicated as giving late Friday as the soonest time for full restoration of services...
More snow was forecast Thursday for Maine and parts of Michigan, and frigid temperatures were expected to keep ice from melting off power lines
and tree branches, posing new risks for outages.
From 2 to 6 inches of snow could fall in parts of
What a time to be without power. At least it's snow and not ice. I still have real stress over hearing sleet and rain falling outside with temps in
the 32 range. So extensive was the damage for the '07 ice storm in this area, I think everyone who lived it was changed by it.
Thankfully this isn't on that scale. Still, nothing is better to see than the soft falling of snow ..NOT rain. Nothing quite as nice to near than the
muffled cottony quality a fresh blanket of solid snow gives the world at first. I'm sure the folks up there will at least be glad that it's now
snow, not ice.
Here is hoping crews run ahead of schedule on this one!