Thunderstorms Cause Power Outages and Road Closures


Meriden Vol. FD photo

Nearly 900 people lost power in Claremont and Charlestown from Sunday’s late afternoon storm that brought thunder, lightning and hail. Meriden NH Volunteer Fire Department was kept busy with damages from lightening strikes to a pool and transformer. Green Mountain Power in Vermont reported they trees down on wires and they have hired contractors from NY, NH, and MA to help their 150 linemen repair the lines.Canaan NH reported road closures for Prospect Hill Rd, West Farms Road, Jerusalem Rd, Stevens Road, Fernwood Farms Road, and Ibey road as well as Pike Road in Orange.


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