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Mar 14, 2017 9:01 AM

Over 3,000 NH residents already without power as Nor'easter's snow rolls in


Power outages are beginning to accompany the March Nor'easter, leaving thousands in the dark.

READ: Tuesday nor'easter to bring 60+ mph wind gusts, could leave thousands without power

During the height of the storm, a combination of wet, pasty snow and strong wind gusts will cause power outages in parts of the state. These outages have already begun, mainly due to accidents.

READ: Catch live traffic alerts when crashes happen as Nor'easter pounds NH

Northeasterly winds will increase to between 15 and 25 mph during Tuesday afternoon. Wind gusts to 60 mph are expected at the coast, 40 mph inland. Some higher gusts cannot be ruled out.

As of 9 a.m., 3,436 power outages were reported throughout New Hampshire. The most coming from Eversource at 2,571.

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