Wondering whether you lost power the longest? Find out when electricity was restored around the state after Nemo.
Tiverton Power Outage
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
While all of Newport County has been restored with power, a handful of Tiverton and Little Compton homes remain dark tonight.
Nearing four days without power, a handful of cutomers throughout Tiverton and Little Compton are the only National Grid customers in Newport County without electricity. National Grid announced today at 5 p.m. that it had "restored power to nearly all customers affected by the blizzard." Of the 150 Rhode Island customers still without electricity, 5 are in Little Compton and another 5 Tiverton. In Tiverton, neighborhoods began turning their lights back on as early as Saturday afternoon, while the vast majority of Little Compton remained in the dark until power was restored throughout the day on Monday. Despite challenges such as huge snow banks, narrower-than-usual roads and limited access to some facilities, National Grid has restored …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
National Grid crews restored power to about 50,000 homes on Saturday, but nearly half of all Tiverton and Little Compton customers were still darkened by Blizzard Nemo.
National Grid restored power to nearly half of all Tiverton and Little Compton customers on Saturday after Blizzard Nemo caused massive damage to its electrical system in southeastern Massachusetts and cut power to all East Bay customers. Although the power company is warned that some customers could wait days for electricity to be restored, more than 2,000 crews are working overtime to gain access to transmission lines and restoration efforts will be continuous. As the Blizzard of 2013 hit New England with full force yesterday and through this morning, delivering up to two feet of snow and hurricane force winds, National Grid met the storm with a full complement of crews, plans and preparations. The storm left significant damage in some…
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Save for scattered homes throughout Tiverton, nearly all of Tiverton and Little Compton residents are without power after Nemo Blizzard.
Bundle up and brace yourselves, folks! Nearly 100 percent of Tiverton and Little Compton residents are without power after nearly two feet of snow, wind and lightening tore down tree limbs and power lines last night. The Providence Journal reports that 187,000 customers across Rhode Island are without power on Saturday - and could be for days. All customers across the East Bay lost power when transmission lines across the state were downed. By noon on Saturday, about 1,100 Tiverton homes had been restored with power. With more than two feet of snow accumulation in some portions of Rhode Island, crews are experiencing delays in power restoration and are waiting for roads to be cleared. Tell us: has your power been restored?
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Hurricane Sandy left nearly every National Grid customer across Tiverton and Little Compton in the dark after her winds ravaged the coastline, pulled up trees and disengaged power lines on Monday.
As of 11 p.m. on Monday night, National Grid's power outage map showed 99.9 percent of all Tiverton and Little Compton customers were without electricity. The blackouts progressed rapidly after about 5:30 p.m. as high tide rolled in and winds from Hurricane Sandy peaked along the East Bay region. At 4:30 p.m. Patch reported about 2,300 customers were in the dark, a mere 21 percent of the regions 10,697 customers. Six hours later, 8,135 of 8,138 Tiverton customers and 2,557 of 2,559 Little Compton customers were without power. National Grid reported repair crews will have to take a renewed stab at restoring power across Rhode Island tomorrow morning after the worst of the storm has passed. Charlotte McCormack, spokesperson for National …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Reports of power outages are starting to come in across the state.
Update, Monday 4:30 p.m. – As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, 800 Tiverton customers and 1,539 of Little Compton customers were without power. Across the state, more than 61,000 customers are experiencing power outages. National Grid is reporting power outages across the state as winds from Hurricane Sandy pick up Monday afternoon. As of 4:15 p.m., more than 61,000 Rhode Island customers are without power. Across Tiverton and Little Compton 2,339 customers are without power. According to the National Grid's Power Outage Map, approximately the outages are scattered across the region, most likely the result of multiple downed wires, tree limbs and poles, said local emergency management personnel. South Kingstown leads the pack in Rhode Island with 7,…