CL&P Reports Power Outages in Northwestern Conn. as Snow Storm Slams the State [Update]

2 percent of CL&P's Conn. customers are without power as a nor'easter continues to slam the state

As a massive winter storm continues to slam the northeast with high winds and snow, Connecticut Light & Power is reporting 1 percent of customers in the state are without power, mainly along the shoreline and the northwestern regions.

WATCH: Video captures high winds and whiteout conditions in Simsbury

[Updated at 6:34 a.m. on Saturday] CL&P is reporting 36,394 customers are without power across the state. No outages reported in Simsbury. Outages in Hartford County were minor. The total snow accumulation in Simsbury since the start of the storm is approximately 24 inches with drifts up to 27 inches in areas.

[Updated at 11:45 p.m. on Friday] Power outages in West Hartford have been restored. 96 outages have been reported in Burlington.

[Updated at 10:33 p.m.] CL&P has updated the outage map to reflect only one outage in Torrington and no outages remaining in New Hartford, Barkhamsted or Litchfield. There are 6 customers without power in West Hartford

No power outages have been reported in Simsbury but high winds have brought down tree limbs in nearby towns like New Hartford, Barkhamsted, Torrington and Litchfield. West Hartford was also reporting a higher number of outages earlier on Friday.

There are a total of 33,788 outages reported on the CL&P website.

The National Weather Service is forecasting the total snow accumulation from the massive nor'easter to be around 18-24 inches in northern Conn. A blizzard warning remains in effect until 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Wind gusts of 40 mph and white-out conditions are possible throughout the night and into Saturday afternoon, according to the NWS website.

CL&P reported earlier on Friday that line and tree crews were stationed across the state ready to address reported outages as quickly as the weather permits.

If you lose power you can report the outage by calling CL&P at 800-286-2000.


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