Christina Mesavage leads family friend, Una Mayer, center, and her son, Jude, up a sledding hill at the Eastern Promenade while enjoying the snow during a nor’easter Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Portland, Maine. Residents in the Northeast dug out from as much as 2 feet of wet, heavy snow Thursday, while utilities dealt with downed trees and power lines that snarled traffic and left hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in the dark after two strong nor’easters - all with the possibility of another storm headed to the area. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Crews work to replace utility poles in Fairless Hills, Pa. on Thursday, March 8, 2018. Pennsylvania utility companies say more than 110,000 customers were without power Thursday morning following the state’s second major snowstorm in less than a week. (Tim Tai/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
Crew members from PIKE electric company from Maryland pull a downed power line on New Road in Aston, Pa., in order to reconnect it on Thursday, March 8, 2018. Pennsylvania utility companies say more than 110,000 customers are without power following the state’s second major snowstorm in less than a week. (Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
BOSTON — The sun came out across much of the Northeast on Friday as utilities tackled the arduous task of restoring power to hundreds of thousands of customers who lost electricity during the storm that hit the region this week, all with the possibility of a third nor’easter in the offing.