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At just before 1pm EST, CBS News reported that tens of thousands of homes along the Eastern Seaboard have already lost power because of Hurricane Sandy. Over 67,000 customers have experienced outages in Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, and several other states. Via CBS:
Delmarva reports about 1,500 customers without power.
BGE reports restoring service to about 4,000 customers Monday; about 2,300 are still without power.
More than 24,400 customers in the Garden State are without power.
Public Service Electric & Gas, which is tweeting outage information, says 2,100 customers are offline. Jersey Central Power & Light, which publishes map of outages, is reporting 16,800 homes are without power. Atlantic City Electric has about 5,500 outages,
In Upstate New York NYSE&G reports 3,900 customers affected.
PPL Electric Utilities reports more than 2,100 customers without power in eastern Pennsylvania.
National Grid says about 2,600 customers had lost power by around 9 a.m. Monday.
Dominion Virginia says it has restored power to about 3,000 customers by early Monday; about 2,000 remain without service.
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