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Posted on: March 2, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Severe Weather Information

Severe Weather Information

Severe weather is expected on Friday March 2, 2018 and into Saturday March 3, 2018 in the form of high winds, heavy rains, and possibly snow. Forecasts indicate that high winds and heavy, sustained rain will create the potential for flooding issues, downed trees and power outages. Please stay tuned to local news stations or follow online with the National Weather Service

Power Outages

In the event of a power outage, please call the National Grid outage line at 1-800-465-1212. If you have life sustaining equipment, such as oxygen, and have lost power please call 1-800-322-3223. You can also report or view the status outage on National Grid's Power Outage Map. National Grid updates information on this site every 15 minutes. You can download the National Grid App for IOS or Android for easy access on your mobile device. For downed electrical wires please call the Andover Police Department at 978-475-0411 and press 0 for Dispatch.

For Cable/Satellite outages, please contact your provider directly.

Downed Trees

For downed trees, please contact the Forestry Division at 978-623-8780. For downed trees with wire entanglement, please call the Andover Police Department at 978-475-0411 and press 0 for Dispatch.

Stormwater and Debris

Be sure to keep an eye on areas of your property that are prone to flooding, and make sure storm drains are cleared of debris to make way for additional water flow. Please secure outdoor belongings that could be shifted by strong winds including your trash and recycling containers. Republic Services will make every effort to place your containers back close to your property but strong winds may push these containers back off your property.


For Snow and Ice related questions please contact the Highway Division at 978-623-8800.

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