Ice storm: Latest hydro updates for southwestern Ontario
Here are the latest updates on hydro restoration in southwestern Ontario following the ice storm that hit on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013.
Kitchener, Wilmot Township: Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro estimates 450 customers without power in Kitchener, 400 in the dark in Wilmot Township. Crews working on Hidden Valley, Prueter Avenue and Carmel Koch among other areas. (5:15 p.m. Monday)
Waterloo, Wellesley Township, Woolwich Township: Waterloo North Hydro says about 250 customers are still to be restored, about 100 of which are in Waterloo. If crews haven't arrived in a neighbourhood by 8 p.m., power will likely remain out overnight. Some could be without power until late Tuesday or early Friday. (6:15 p.m. Monday)
Cambridge, North Dumfries Township: Cambridge-North Dumfries Hydro estimates 500 customers without power; say some won't have electricity back until Saturday. (4:30 p.m. Monday)
Guelph: Guelph Hydro estimates 50 homes still in the dark between Guelph and Rockwood, but more than 11,000 in surrounding areas serviced by Hydro One. (5:15 p.m. Monday)
Brant County: A few minor outages remain, including two along Governor’s Road, but Hydro One expects to have most of them cleared by Monday night. (7:30 p.m. Monday)
Oxford County: Hydro One reports only minor outages affecting fewer than 20 people, including several near Princeton. Power may not be restored until Tuesday afternoon. (7:30 p.m. Monday)
Perth County: More than 300 people north of Milverton, and 200 in the Millbank area, will likely be without power until Tuesday night, as will hundreds in rural parts of North Perth. Many outages near Listowel have been cleared, but some there still remain in the dark. (7:30 p.m. Monday)
Wellington County: Widespread power outages continue, although many have come back online over the course of Monday. Hundreds remain without electricity near Harriston, near Arthur and south of Mount Forest, with repairs expected to continue through most of Tuesday. More than 1,500 remain in the dark in the Belwood area, but crews hope to have power restored there by late Monday night. That’s also the case for smaller outages near Alma and in Guelph-Eramosa Township. South of Guelph, a variety of outages are being dealt with in the Morriston, Rockton and Puslinch areas. 73:30 p.m. Monday)
Up-to-the-minute information for rural Ontario can be found at the Hydro One Storm Centre.