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Power Restored After Wild Weather [VIDEO]

Most of the thousands across New Jersey who lost their power during yesterday’s heavy rain and high winds have been restored.

A branch falls in Toms River
A branch falls in Toms River during Tuesday’s rain. (Facebook via Jersey Shore Hurricane News)

JCP+L’s outage map shows over 1400 customers still without power as of 5AM. PSE+G’s outage map indicates several thousand customers in the dark in Camden County and scattered outages across its other service areas while Atlantic City Electric shows under 500 customers without power on its outage map.

Wind gusts yesterday reached 43 MPH at Trenton-Mercer Airport and 55 MPH at Sandy Hook according to the National Weather Service.  The group New Jersey Weather Observes report High Point a 45 mph gusts were recorded at Point Pleasant according to the Star Ledger.

Tree limbs and branches fell all day across New Jersey as the wind got stronger as the day went on and a  line of thunderstorms approached from the west.

The Poconos were hard hit by the rain with 4-8 inches of rain measured by the National Weather Service. However, Blairstown in Warren County had New Jersey’s highest amount of rain with 3.19 inches.

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