Power restored after thousands were left in the dark in western Connecticut

SOUTHBURY — Thousands of Eversource customers in the western part of the state were without power Sunday afternoon.

Eversource officials said they first started hearing reports of the outages around 3:30 p.m. The areas of Southbury, Oxford, Woodbury, New Milford, Brookfield, and New Fairfield have been impacted by the outages.  More than 50% of customers in Southbury did not have power. Eversource crews were dispatched to the impacted towns.

Most of the outages in western Connecticut were restored before 8 p.m.

These outages come only a few days since power was fully restored in that region of the state since the tornadoes and macro-burst.

To view the Eversource outage map, click here.