Towards the eastern part of the U.S. and Texas, more than 800,000 households and businesses were without power due to winter storms, according to statistics from Power Outage. After the storms had passed their service zones, U.S. utilities were scrambling to restore electricity, although some were still contending with severe winds.
New England in the northeast had the most power outages, with 248,162 consumers in Maine without electricity, followed by New Hampshire, New York, Virginia, and North Carolina.
Storm-related disruptions affected more than 10,000 subscribers in almost half of the fifty U.S. states.
The repercussions of significant snowfall in Regent, North Dakota
Storms are forecast to bring blizzard conditions to the Great Lakes area, heavy rains followed by a flash freeze to the East Coast, wind of 60 miles per hour, and extreme cold as far south as the United States-Mexico border.
Central Maine Power had the greatest outages, with 188,861 people without electricity.