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Winter in New England is Reason Enough to Buy a Home Generator

January 15, 2024      

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Have you been considering purchasing a home generator? Now may be a good time to do it now that winter has fully arrived in New England. Check out some of these recent headlines and news clips and you'll see reason enough to buy a home generator!

400,000 homes, businesses without power as storm bears down on Northeast

Heavy rains and strong winds pounding the East Coast have already knocked out power for hundreds of thousands of people as it headed north on Monday.

More than 400,000 utility customers were without power from Virginia to Maine as the storm rolled northward Monday morning from the Mid-Atlantic states, according to

Flood watches are already in effect for more than a half dozen states along the East Coast, while areas of New York City remain under high wind warnings until noon. Meanwhile, wind gusts could reach between 40 to 50 mph in parts of Virginia to Maine through Monday evening, according to the National Weather Service.

Another winter storm to slam central, eastern US with blizzard, flooding and power outages

After an active weekend in the Northeast, another major winter weather system is moving across the central and eastern US, bringing the chance for blizzard conditions, severe weather, flooding and widespread power outages.

Heavy, wet snow from the storm could cause power failures in some areas, especially in parts of New England, forecasters said.

To learn more about how you can keep your home powered when local utility power is unavailable, request a quote today from South Shore Generator Sales & Service.


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