Yikes - Massachusetts UPDATE

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Turns out that they were walloped by a Nor'easter of unusual size.  Used to live there and know the affected areas very well. At the height, they had 497K customers without power.  Now, they are down to a mere 384K

From The Boston Globe:

Some communities are completely without power after Nor’easter lashes region with strong winds and rain
A powerful nor’easter lashed the state with heavy rain and wind gusts topping 90 miles per hour, downing trees and wires, and knocking out power for nearly 500,000 customers in Massachusetts, hitting hardest in the southeastern part of the state. Roads and schools were closed, and some homeowners had rude awakenings, finding massive tree trunks lying on their properties.

Governor Charlie Baker warned at an afternoon news conference that the storm’s impacts were still being felt and said restoration of power would be a “multi-day process.” Officials at the news conference asked people to regard every downed wire as a live wire; to drive carefully and keep an eye out for tree branches, work crews, and flooded roads; to be good neighbors, and to be patient.

Outages?

State officials late Wednesday morning reported more than 497,000 customers without power. The tally had dipped to 387,314 as of 11 p.m.

Martha's Vinyard was hit pretty hard - winds up to 94MPH.  This is where Obama has his 40 acre beachfront house.
We do live on a wild and glorious planet.

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