Power was restored to nearly all Knox County homes and businesses by Monday morning but at their peak, outages totaled nearly 10,000 during Christmas Eve and Christmas.

Central Maine Power reported 8,795 homes and businesses in Knox County without power as of 7 a.m. Saturday, Christmas Eve. In addition, there are 1,055 outages in Waldoboro, and 1,812 outages in Lincolnville.

By Monday morning, Dec. 26, outages were down to 104 in Knox County with three in Rockland (one each on Bog Road, Sherer’s Lane and Limerock Street), according to CMP.

At the peak, Camden had 1,376 customers without power, Owls Head 1,022, Friendship 978, Union 831, Rockport 826, Hope 691, South Thomaston 621, Appleton 579, Washington 470, Warren 450, St. George 328, Rockland 253, Cushing 253 and Thomaston 116.

Temperatures that were in the low 50s on Friday plummeted Saturday morning to the teens. Cold temperatures remained through Monday morning.

Rockland, Owls Head, Union, Hope and Friendship opened warming shelters.