Groton Electric Light Department started out with “Lots of little outages so far, but we’re on ‘em; we have all our crews working, but there’s only been one big one so far,” GELD Manager Kevin Kelly said about 3:00 p.m. As the afternoon wore on into the evening, Kelly said at 7:00 p.m. that: “We’ve got probably 350 out right now, but we’re hoping that we’ll have 200 on pretty soon; the area around Longley and Nashua roads has been without power for about two hours. Then feed some of the crews and keep plowing on through,” Kelly said.
Another problem spot is the southeast corner of Groton, around Hayden Road, he said. Residents reported additional outages on Dolan Drive, Prescott Street, and Britt Lane.
Groton Police reported a quiet storm. They had no serious incidents to report about 3:15 p.m., and nothing much had happened by 7:00 p.m. All roads were open, with no standing water reported anywhere.
Long range forecasts now show less wind and rain hitting Groton on Wednesday as the storm goes south and west of Massachusetts, but then another round of weather is expected to soak the town later in the week when the storm’s remnants veer north and east.