Outage Updates 

Heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain has caused thousands of power outages for folks across the state.At last check, Bangor Hydro had about 5,000 customers without power, mostly in Penobscot and Piscataquis counties.Central Maine Power has over 12,000 customers without electricity, mostly in Somerset and Franklin counties.Both companies say crews have been working around the clock since Sunday to restore power, but weather conditions have prevented significant progress.