WINTER STORM DUMPS NEARLY A FOOT OF SNOW AROUND VALLEY AREA

by Gair on February 25, 2013

NO MAJOR PROBLEMS WERE REPORTED AROUND CARROLL COUNTY MONDAY MORNING, DESPITE THE WEEKEND STORM DUMPING NEARLY A FOOT OF SNOW ON SOME AREAS.

ROUTE 302 IN THE CONWAY AREA WAS STILL SNOW COVERED EARLY MONDAY MORNING BUT PLOWS WERE OUT WORKING THE ROADS AND PARKING LOTS.

A DISPATCHER WITH THE CARROLL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAID THERE WAS A POWER OUTAGE IN OSSIPEE, REPORTEDLY BECAUSE OF DOWNED WIRES. IT’S NOT KNOWN HOW MANY CUSTOMERS WERE AFFECTED.

CONWAY POLICE LT. CHRIS PERLEY SAYS THERE WERE NO MAJOR INCIDENTS OVER THE WEEKEND.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE REPORTS JUST MORE THAN 6 AND A HALF INCHES OF NEW SNOW IN NORTH CONWAY, 10 INCHES IN MADISON, JUST MORE THAN 11 INCHES IN WOLFEBORO, 11 AND A HALF INCHES IN CENTER SANDWICH AND A 12.5 INCHES IN EAST WAKEFIELD.

IN MAINE, NEARLY 11 INCHES OF NEW SNOW WAS REPORTED ON THE GROUND IN BRIDGTON.

CENTRAL MAINE POWER COMPANY REPORTS THE NUMBER OF CUSTOMERS WITHOUT POWER ACTUALLY INCREASED MONDAY MORNING TO JUST MORE THAN 1,300 SYSTEMWIDE.

MORE THAN 100 CUSTOMERS WERE STILL WITHOUT POWER IN SEBAGO AND ABOUT A DOZEN IN NAPLES.

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