Saturday, February 9, 2013
If you're without power, tell us your street name in Melrose and the time you lost electricity during the blizzard of 2013.
As of 5:15 a.m. Saturday, all National Grid customers in Melrose still had their power, according to a power outage map. At that same time, 153 of 225,149 National Grid customers in Middlesex County were without power, according to the power outage map. Do you have power in Melrose? Has your power been restored recently? And, if you can, are you still without power? Tell us where you're located too. For up-to-the-minute storm updates, visit our Melrose Storm Center often. Be the first to know, sign up for the Melrose Patch free daily newsletter and breaking news alerts.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
National Grid officials said that the majority of those without power, which is at 3 percent of all customers, should get it back by midnight tonight.
National Grid crews are out restoring power to those that are still in the dark after Hurricane Sandy and said that nearly all customers should have power by midnight tonight. In a teleconference Thursday afternoon, National Grid president Marcy Reed said that crews have been out restoring power to customers across the northeast for over 48 hours since beginning on Tuesday morning at 6 a.m., when the power company decided it was safe to begin working. Reed said that, as of 3 p.m. Thursday, power has been restored to 97 percent of National Grid customers. Roughly 5,600 customers are still without power. "The lion's share of our customers [without power] will receive power by midnight tonight," said Reed. Reed said crews will most likely …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
National Grid President Marcy Reed said Wednesday that the company is ahead of their original schedule in its effort to restore power and said the company will continue to work out kinks with the newly-created community liaison position.
National Grid is ahead of schedule in its effort to restore power following widespread outages following Hurricane Sandy, according to company President Marcy Reed. Reed, speaking to reporters in a conference call from a Chelmsford parking lot on Wednesday afternoon, said the company’s estimated restoration times were based on having three-quarters of its customers restored by Thursday night. “We are already there,” she said. “We are progressing ahead of schedule.” As of 2 p.m. on Wednesday, 78 percent of the 237,000 National Grid customers that were without power statewide had been restored. Melrose Power Outages As of noon Wednesday, 122 Melrose customers were still without power, according to a National Grid press statement. "National …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Here is the latest information on Hurricane Sandy's impact on Melrose.
Here's the latest information on Hurricane Sandy's impact on Melrose, according to a press statement from the city: Power Trees
As of 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, more than 400 Melrose homes were experiencing power outages, according to the National Grid website.
More than 400 Melrose homes were without power Tuesday afternoon following Hurricane Sandy, according to the National Grid website. Of the 12,017 National Grid customers in Melrose, 433 were without power as of 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to a power outage map on the website. More than 28,000 of the nearly 225,000 National Grid customers in Middlesex County were in the dark as of 1:30 p.m., according to the map. The number of power outages in Melrose has increased since 6 a.m. Tuesday, when there were 353 reported by NSTAR.
Monday, October 29, 2012
As of 6 a.m. Tuesday, 353 National Grid customers in Melrose were without power.
More than 350 Melrose homes were without power Tuesday morning, according to the National Grid website. Of the 12,017 National Grid customers in Melrose, 353 were without power as of 6 a.m. Tuesday, according to a power outage map on the website. More than 27,000 of the nearly 225,000 National Grid customers in Middlesex County were in the dark as of 6 a.m. Tuesday, according to the map.
Of the 12,017 National Grid customers in Melrose, 12 are experiencing power outages Monday afternoon due to Hurricane Sandy.
A dozen National Grid customers in Melrose are without power Monday afternoon, according to the energy company. Of the 12,017 National Grid customers in Melrose, 12 are currently experiencing power outages as of 4 p.m., according to a power outage map on the National Grid website. As of 4 p.m., more than 8,500 of the nearly 225,000 National Grid customers in Middlesex County are without power. There are more than 1,300 electric crews on the ground in Massachusetts ready to restore power in the National Grid service area once Hurricane Sandy blows through. That’s according to Marcy Reed, president of National Grid in Massachusetts. She met with the press on Monday afternoon in a conference call for about 20 minutes where she said the …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
As of 2:20 p.m. Tuesday, 860 National Grid customers that experienced power outages have had their power restored, according to a company spokesperson.
After several hundred National Grid customers in Melrose experienced power outages Tuesday afternoon, the power has been restored to all affected parties, according to a company spokesperson. As of 1:45 p.m., 860 Melrosians experienced power outages after a phase came down in the right-of-way at Burnett Street, according to the spokesperson. Burnett Street is located near Burnett Park in the Mt. Hood section of town. As of 2:20 p.m., all National Grid customers that experienced power outages have had their power restored, according to the spokesperson. Were you one of the National Grid customers without power Tuesday afternoon? Let us know by posting a comment below. Previous reports:
Melrose Patch has receive a few reports from readers about power outages in the city. Are you without power? Let us know by posting a comment in the comments section below.
There have been reports of power outages Tuesday afternoon in Melrose, according to our readers. Melrose Patch emailed National Grid seeking information related to the reported power outages. We'll post an update as soon as we hear back from National Grid. Are you without power? Let us know by posting a comment in the comments section below.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Strong wind gusts are expected all day, possibly knocking down tree limbs and causing power outages.
Winds could gust to 50 miles per hour on Friday, taking down small tree limbs and branches that could cause power outages, the National Weather Service (NWS) warned in a statement on Thursday night. A wind advisory is in effect from 7 a.m. until midnight on Friday; wind advisories are issued when sustained winds are forecast to be 31 to 39 miles per hour or with gusts ranging between 46 and 57 miles per hour. The NWS said southern New England will see sustained winds blowing 20 to 30 miles per hour to the southwest on Friday, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour. "Winds will increase through the morning with the strongest winds during the afternoon and evening," the wind advisory read. "Winds this strong are capable of downing small tree …