Tens of thousands already without power

More than 67,000 customers have experienced outages because of Sandy so far

By Natasha Lennard

Published October 29, 2012 5:17PM (EDT)

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:


Connecticut Light & Power (which offers outrage reports in both map and table formats) says about 16,200 customers were without power Monday.


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.

Additional scattered outages were reported by Mon Power and Potomac Edison, and by PEPCO.


NStar reported about 2,500 outages Monday morning. National Grid had fewer than 1,000 outages, down from about 5,200 earlier in the morning.

New Jersey

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,

New York

LILCO reports more than 21,000 customers on Long Island were without power Monday morning. Con Edison reports at least 2,000 customers in New York City and in Westchester County are without power.

In Upstate New York NYSE&G reports 3,900 customers affected.

North Carolina

Duke Energy reports more than 4,100 customers without power. Progress Energy reports more than 1,100 customers without power Monday morning.


PPL Electric Utilities reports more than 2,100 customers without power in eastern Pennsylvania.

Rhode Island

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.

Natasha Lennard

Natasha Lennard is an assistant news editor at Salon, covering non-electoral politics, general news and rabble-rousing. Follow her on Twitter @natashalennard, email nlennard@salon.com.

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