Utilities in the Mid-Atlantic region have brought in thousands of out-of-state workers, some from as far away as Canada, to help restore power to the millions of people affected by violent storms with near-hurricane-force winds.
Atlantic County is offering free ice, water to residents affected by the power outages stemming from the past weekend's storms and more than 2,000 remain in the dark this morning as repair crews work to restore outages.
It's a third day of sweltering temperatures in much of the eastern United States, even as more than two million people endure another day without power in the aftermath of a round of severe summer storms.
It's been a full 8 days since the historic "Snowtober" storm that brought 10 to 20 inches of heavy wet snow to central and north Jersey. About 10,000 residents remain without power this morning. Here are the latest power related headlines: