Power Being Restored to Wind-Affected NJ Customers
Crews are working to restore electricity to homes and businesses in New Jersey after a cold front battered the state with powerful wind gusts overnight.
The state’s utilities say about 11,000 customers are without power Thursday, down from nearly 46,000.
Jersey Central Power & Light has the most outages, with a little more than 8,000 customers affected.
Public Service Electric & Gas is reporting 2,000 customers without service. Atlantic City Electric has 700 affected customers and 35 for Orange & Rockland.
The National Weather Service says wind gusts hit 63 mph at Sandy Hook, which is still closed three months after Superstorm Sandy.
Rainfall ranged from a quarter of an inch in the south to almost 2 inches in north Jersey.
Flood warnings are posted in northeast Morris County and Bergen and Passaic counties.
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