Updated 8 PM: Significant nor’easter continues to lash the Cape

CAPE COD – A nor’easter that began moving in Wednesday is expected to affect the area all day Thursday and into Friday. CWN will have continuing coverage throughout the day. Check back here for the latest developments:

Late Wednesday night 825 Eversource customers in Wellfleet lost power after a limb went down across wires. Utility crews are working to restore service.

8:00 AM update: Eversource still showing over 600 customers without power in Wellfleet. Bourne officials were on the scene of a pole down and wires burning on Pleasant Street just off Sandwich Road in Sagamore. A few other isolated outages. A High Wind Warning remains in effect through the day.

1:00 PM update: 59 MPH wind gusts in Provincetown and Wellfleet. A number of reports of trees or limbs down but no major power outages. 158 customers in Barnstable were without power as of this report.

Tree down on Champlain Road in Chatham. NWS Skywarn via Shannon Muchka

5:00 PM update: Chatham Harbormaster reports a busy day with several boats breaking loose as winds gusted to 51 MPH:

8:0o PM update: about 5:30 PM, 500 Eversource customers were without power in Yarmouth. Late Thursday afternoon Sandwich firefighters were called to the water tank site on Quaker Meetinghouse Road where a generator had caught fire. The fire was quickly extinguished.

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