BEGINNING LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH SATURDAY OUR SERVICE TERRITORY

WILL EXPERIENCE SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS WITH WIND CHILLS MORE SEVERE THAN ANY WE’VE HAD THIS YEAR.  IN ADDITION WE WILL HAVE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 10 INCHES DURING THIS TIME.  IF POWER OUTAGES OCCUR RESTORATION EFFORTS WILL CERTAINLY BE HINDERED AND SLOWED DUE TO THE HORRIBLY COLD AND DANGEROUS CONDITIONS PERSONNEL WILL BE FORCED TO WORK UNDER.  HED WANTS TO REMIND OUR CUSTOMERS THAT THE EXTREME SUB ZERO TEMPERATURES WILL DEPLETE HEAT FROM HOMES MUCH QUICKER THAN NORMAL.  THEREFORE HED IS URGING  CUSTOMERS TO TAKE ANY AND ALL PREPARATORY ACTIONS THEY FEEL COULD BE NECESSARY AND PRUDENT TO STAY SAFE – JUST IN CASE YOU FIND YOURSELF WITHOUT POWER FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.  IF YOU DO EXPERIENCE A POWER OUTAGE PLEASE IMMEDIATELY CALL IN AND REPORT IT TO OUR CALL CENTER AT 1-888-472-5201!