Power outages during a hurricane?

This may seem like a dumb question to people who have experienced hurricanes, but I never have before where I Live in CT. They are saying if power does get knocked out it could be a week or More before it is back on. My question is for people who have lost power during Hurricanes. Does it usually really take that... show more This may seem like a dumb question to people who have experienced hurricanes, but I never have before where I Live in CT. They are saying if power does get knocked out it could be a week or More before it is back on. My question is for people who have lost power during Hurricanes. Does it usually really take that long to get the power back on, and with a Hurricane of 50-70 mph winds is there any chance of not loosing power. I know the Second half of that question might seem, dumb but I have never been though this, and would like to know as much I can in advance.

Thanks =)
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