Roughly 1,000 Mainers remained without power Friday night in the wake of the storm that blanketed the state Thursday.

Cape Elizabeth and South Bristol were without power in the morning and had to cancel school for a second consecutive day.

Maine’s utility companies worked to restore power throughout the day and Central Maine Power was reporting nearly 1,095 customers without electricity as of 11 p.m. Friday, with nearly than half of those in Lincoln County. Emera Maine, which provides electrical service to customers in northern and Down East Maine, was reporting seven outages.

The powerful late-winter storm that began Wednesday and continued through most of Thursday dumped more than a foot of heavy, sticky snow on most areas of Maine. That combined with gusty winds in some locations to create hazardous travel conditions and the potential for widespread outages.

The storm contributed to many accidents, including a 14-car pileup on Interstate 95 northbound between Biddeford and Saco on Thursday night.

The highest measured snow total was in Hartford, which saw 21 inches. Sanford was next at 19 inches, and most communities in southern and central had at least a foot.

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