NEW YORK (PIX11) — As severe storms brought heavy rain and strong winds to the tri-state area overnight and into Friday morning, thousands of customers woke up without power in New York and New Jersey.
Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued early Friday for many areas in New Jersey, in Brooklyn and Queens in the city and Nassau County on Long Island. Temps were expected to plunge after the storms pass.
Below are the current outage numbers, as of 11:30 a.m. Friday:
New York City area and Long Island
Con Edison: Over 1,190 customers without power, the majority of which were in Westchester, Brooklyn and the Bronx.
PSEG Long Island: Over 4,000 customers without service, with the majority of outages in Suffolk County, but around 820 in Nassau, as well.
Orange & Rockland: Over 1,140 customers with no power, the majority of which were in Orange County.
PSE&G: Over 730 customers were affected, with the majority in Mercer, Union and Burlington counties.
Jersey Central Power & Light: Over 5,470 customers without power, with the majority in Hunterdon, Morris, Monmouth, Sussex and Warren counties.