With winds exceeding 40 mph last night and more gusts expected over the next few days, here's information on how to correctly report and then monitor power outages in your neck of the woods.  Just in case you need it.

Emera Maine can keep you informed on power outages in the area and with estimations as to when you’ll get your power back.  GO HERE. Also, check this map of all the current outages in Emera Maine’s territory.  You can also keep us with Emera Maine on Twitter @emerame.

You can report a power outage to Emera Maine by calling 1-855-EMERA-11 (1-855-363-7211) or locally at  973-2000..  Report your power outages online HERE.

Central Maine Power customers can see the current power outages by going HERE.  To report a power outage to Central Maine Power go HERE, or call 1-800-696-1000.

Remember to never go near, drive over, or touch a downed power line.  A power line of any sort is never safe to touch!

Keep any working generator OUTSIDE and at least three feet away from windows and doors.  Carbon monoxide cannot be seen, and it can kill you quickly.