Thousands in NJ, NY still without power Wednesday after severe storms

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

NEW YORK — Nearly 25,000 customers across New Jersey and another 370 in the New York City area were still without power (and air conditioning) Wednesday morning after storms swept through the region Tuesday evening.

As of 2:30 p.m., Jersey Central Power & Light reported around 21,477 customers without power; while PSE&G reported nearly over 3,000 New Jerseyans with no service.

Hunterdon, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and Warren counties saw the most outages across the Garden State.

Bergen, Essex, Ocean and Union counties also saw substantial reports of outages as of Wednesday afternoon.

Con Edison‘s outage map showed nearly 370 customers without power around 2:30 p.m., a noticeable drop from over 7,000 customers in the dark Tuesday night.

Most of those outages were seen in Queens and Brooklyn.

Out on Long Island, PSEG said around 150 customers were still without power Wednesday afternoon. At one point Tuesday night, over 6,000 customers there had no service.

Tuesday night saw 4,500 customers in Rockland and Orange counties lose service, according to O&RU. However, by Wednesday afternoon, this number was down to just about 200 customers.

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