Update, 4:30 p.m. - The New Canaan YMCA has power and is open to all members of the community as a cooling center.
NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Elm Street has been evacuated and about half of New Canaan is without power on Wednesday afternoon. Connecticut Light and Power crews are investigating a possible problem at a substation.
According to CL&P’s latest outage map, nearly 4,400 customers in New Canaan are without power as of 2:30 p.m. That’s about 52 percent of the town’s power customers.
New Canaan officials have activated the town’s emergency operations center.
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