Over 100,000 lose power across tri-state area

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

NEW YORK — Over 80,000 customers in New Jersey and an additional 7,000 in the city and 6,000 on Long Island lost power after storms blustered through the area Tuesday evening.

As of just before 10 p.m., Jersey Central Power & Light reported 54,704 customers without power; while PSE&G reported nearly 16,000 New Jerseyans without power.

ConEdison reported 5,563 customers without power around 10 p.m., a drop from over 7,000 customers without earlier in the night in New York City

On Long Island, PSEG said 3,653 customers without power Tuesday night. Earlier, over 6,000 customers were without power.

At one point there were 4,500 customers in Rockland and Orange counties without power, according to O&RU. But by 10 p.m., only 1, 915 customers were without power.

Several thunderstorm warnings with very high winds were issued throughout the area for Tuesday evening.

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