Northeastern utilities gear up for Winter Storm Stella as thousands face blackouts

March 15, 2017

Utilities up and down the Eastern Seaboard are prepping linemen and crews to repair damage and mitigate outages left in the wake of nor’easter Winter Storm Stella, as other states issue blizzard warnings and declare state of emergencies.
At least 18 million residents in the East Coast are under a blizzard warning, according to media reports. New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia have all declared states of emergencies. The storm already knocked out power for 46,000 residents in Central Virginia as it moves up the East Coast.

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