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Eversource Prepares for Significant Snowstorm

EVERSOURCE IS READY FOR THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT SNOWSTORM OF THE SEASON

 With a potentially historic blizzard bearing down on the mid-Atlantic, Connecticut is bracing for snow and high winds as the storm moves toward our region this weekend.  Although the brunt of “Jonas” is expected to stay south of New England, Eversource is closely monitoring its path and will have crews and staff ready to respond to any damage or outages it may cause. 

“We prepare year-round for storms like this and are ready to address any damage to the electric system,” said Peter Clarke, Senior Vice President of Emergency Preparedness for Eversource.  “While we may not be able to control the weather in New England, we know that our ongoing system improvements are helping us to better handle whatever Mother Nature throws at us.” 

High winds can bring down power lines, so the company reminds people to always stay away from any downed lines they may see and to report them immediately to 9-1-1.  To report a power outage, call Eversource at 1-800-286-2000 or use the “Report an Outage” link at www.eversource.com

Eversource storm prep tips can be found at here

Eversource customers can report power outages by calling 1-800-286-2000 or by visiting the mobile website eversource.com

The Connecticut American Red Cross, one of Eversource’s partners in emergency preparedness, also provides helpful information and resources at www.ctredcross.org.  For information on statewide programs, please visit Connecticut’s Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security at www.ct.gov/demhs.

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