Thousands in NJ wake up without power Monday after severe storms

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Utility crews work as power outages continue across the tri-state area.

NEW JERSEY — Thousands of residents in New Jersey woke up still in the dark Monday after losing power amid Sunday night’s damaging wind and severe thunderstorms.

While the sun returned to the tri-state region early Monday, a Wind Advisory remained in effect until 6 p.m. as strong gusts were expected to continue through the day.

While power was restored to many residents throughout the day, nearly 800 customers in New Jersey and New York were still in the dark Monday evening.

Here are the outages reported by local utility companies as of 6:40 p.m. Monday:

Jersey Central Power & Light: 570 customers without service, primarily in Monmouth County.

PSE&G New Jersey: 156 customers without power, primarily in Passaic County.

Meanwhile, New York also saw some outages:

Con Edison: 38 customers without service, primarily in Queens and Brooklyn.

PSEG Long Island: 20 customers without power.

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