Utility repair crews made progress Friday, restoring power to thousands of customers who were knocked off line by high winds Thursday night,

Central Maine Power Co. said all of its customers were back on line by 8:30 p.m. Friday.

In Hancock, Penobscot and Washington counties, Emera Maine crews also reported progress, and only 208 customers were still without power as of 9:40 p.m.

Emera Maine said it expected to have power back on to most customers by 10 p.m., but it could take until Saturday afternoon to restore power to customers in remote areas.

Roughly 30,000 customers across the state had been without power late Thursday after the high winds knocked down trees and branches, which brought down power lines.