Hurricane Sandy's strong winds blew through Watertown on Monday afternoon, into the evening, sending trees and branches into wires and taking out power lines.
Two days later, many outages remain - some old, some new - and the outages just grew on Tuesday, from several hundred customers to more than 1,100 which is nearly 7 percent of customers.
As of 11:25 a.m. Wednesday, the number of customers in town without power dropped to 472 or 3 percent of the total, according to the NSTAR outage report.
Some towns suffered more outages and all surrounding towns still have residents with no lights. According to NSTAR's latest outage report, Waltham has 1,113 customers without power (4 percent), Newton 3,438 (9 percent), Cambridge 638 (1 percent) and Arlington 779 (4 percent). Belmont runs its own power utility, and 1,800 of 10,000 customers had lost power as of 4 p.m. Monday, according to Belmont Patch.
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