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2/9/2013 5:45:00 PM
Power Should be Restored Tonight; New Weather Advisory Issued
By Greg Latimer


Power should be restored to all Lincoln County households by Saturday evening, according to Central Maine Power. Some 652 homes in Lincoln County were affected by the outages, and that number was down to 32 at 5 p.m., according to CMP. The majority of those outages were in the Boothbay Harbor area, according to CMP.

The Blizzard Warning that had been issued by the National Weather Service has been withdrawn and replaced by a Special Weather Statement advising motorists to beware of reduced visibility and slick roads due to blowing snow.

Actual snowfall accumulation measurements for Lincoln County are still pending, with weather watchers facing challenges to accurately measure the snowfall due to blowing and drifting.

One Waldoboro resident described the snowfall as "waist deep" around his house. A measurement in Portland indicates 29.3 inches of accumulation - one of the highest snowfall totals in New England for this storm, according to weather.com.

The Lincoln County News will continue to follow the progress of this event and post any additional information here as soon as it is obtained.



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