Vermont, New Hampshire see outages, downed lines from Monday’s snow
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - According to VTrans Road Report, some Vermont roads are clear Tuesday morning, while others are slick with chances of black ice after the Monday morning snow.
As of 6 a.m. Tuesday, there were about 5,000 power outages in Vermont. It’s unclear what caused these outages but that number is up from about 3,000 at this time Monday.
There are 60,000 customers without power in New Hampshire, but none are in our viewing area.
New Hampshire State Police reported about 100 crashes Monday just from 5 a.m. until 2 p.m. Troopers said the crashes occurred throughout the state, and included cars that went off the road.
Police remind drivers to slow down, use their headlights, give space between cars, avoid hard braking and buckle up.
Troopers also remind drivers to clean off their cars completely, as required by law Jessica’s Law, named after a woman who was killed when ice hit her car.
Forecasters say the second part of the storm system will hit Thursday with most of the region seeing 6-12″ of new snow with a bit less in the Champlain Valley and the far northern portions of VT and NY.
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