Crews have restored power to all affected locations in Lincoln County, according to the 8:30 p.m. report from Central Maine Power Co. on Monday. The last outages were at five locations in South Bristol, according to CMP.
On Sunday CMP crews braved blustery conditions with sub-freezing wind chills through the day and into the evening to restore power to thousands of Lincoln County households following a storm with winds gusting to 50 mph.
At the height of the storm, there were 3457 power outages in Lincoln County, according to the 4 p.m. report from CMP. That number was down to 575 as of the 12:06 a.m., Monday, CMP report.
Unsettled weather, including snow flurries, moved into Lincoln County during the morning hours of Sunday, according to reports. As the weather system developed, winds from the northwest built into a sustained velocity of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
A wind advisory issued by the weather service remained in effect until 8 p.m. Sunday night.
Wind speeds began diminishing through Sunday evening as the system moved toward the Canadian Maritimes.
Most of the Lincoln County outages were in coastal areas.