Scattered power outages reported as winds up to 71 MPH and heavy rains move through

CAPE COD – A strong nor’easter produced strong winds and heavy rains Saturday afternoon. as of 5 PM, over 500 Eversource customers were without power in Falmouth with over 300 in West Barnstable. A tree was reported down in the area on Route 28 and Osterville/West Barnstable Road. In Yarmouth, another tree was reported down in the area of Route 6A and Summer Street. About 200 customers lost power because of that incident. Another large tree was reported down on Bournedale Road. 3.45 inches of rain had fallen in Mashpee.

6 PM update: Large tree reported down with wires in Harwich on Queen Anne Road near Daluze Drive. Firefighters were investigating electrical smoke in a nearby residence. A 71 MPH wind gust was reported in Provincetown with a 68 MPH wind gust in Dennis.

6:30 PM update: Large tree down across Route 6 east of exit 12 in Orleans. Motorists should expect delays. 700 customers without power in Brewster. A little over 3,000 customers in the dark across the Cape. Over 1,200 of those are in Barnstable.

7 PM update: Large tree down on Monument Road in Orleans. The road is ccompletely blocked. 2,000 customers without power due to this incident.

Tree down on Doane Road in Harwich Port

10:30 PM update: The National Weather Service reported about 6:30 PM a tree came down onto a car on Bridge Road in Eastham. About 2,800 customers are without power as of this report, 1,800 of those are in Orleans.

11:30 PM update: Precipitation is pretty much over but gusty winds will persist overnight. A new late evening outage is affecting 1,000 customers in Mashpee. 1,750 remain out in Orleans with 750 out in Barnstable. Eversource crews will be working through the night to restore service.

9 AM update: Only isolated outages remain except for 333 customers still without power in Barnstable. A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 1 PM.
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