Officials estimate 10 percent will lose power

Utilities say they are prepared to deal with outages as they expect about 10 percent of customers to lose power overnight. Officials from Connecticut Light

Utilities have extra crews waiting to restore service.

Utilities have extra crews waiting to restore service. (2/8/13)

HARTFORD - Utilities said Friday that they were prepared to deal with outages, and about 10 percent of customers were expected to lose power due to the storm.

Officials from Connecticut Light & Power say they are bringing in extra crews and will have them ready to go.

Both CL&P and United Illuminating are telling customers to be prepared if they lose power. People should have a kit with flashlights, first aid items, a battery-operated radio, non-perishable foods, bottled water and pet supplies.

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