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All power outages should be restored Monday: NB Power

By Tara Clow Sep 18, 2023 | 10:00 AM

Good news for those still without power after post-tropical storm Lee moved through.

NB Power said it anticipates having power restored to all customers by Monday night.

Fewer than 400 homes and businesses were still without electricity as of 4:40 p.m. Monday, with around 100 separate outages reported.

There are nearly 280 customers impacted in the Charlotte Southwest region and more than 110 in Central York/Sunbury.

There is also a handful of customers being impacted in the Kennebecasis Valley/Fundy region.

Around 88,000 homes and businesses lost power at one point or another during the storm, according to NB Power.

Environment Canada says Long Eddys Point on Grand Manan recorded the highest unofficial wind gust at 150 kilometres per hour. Saint John saw a gust of 85 kilometres per hour.

Rainfall totals in millimetres, according to an Environment Canada weather station:

  • St Stephen: 91
  • Doaktown: 88
  • Point Lepreau: 85

Rainfall totals in millimetres from CoCoRaHS volunteer network:

  • Hanwell: 121.1
  • Chamcook: 117.6
  • Grand Harbour: 99.3
  • Fredericton: 95.3
  • Pennfield Ridge: 93.4
  • White Head: 85.1
  • New Maryland: 95.1