LIVE OUTAGE UPDATES: More Than 2000 Without Power

Utility restoring power across the area as outages continue to be reported.

Click Here For Updated PSEGLI Power Outage Map

UPDATED, 3 p.m.: Monday's band of wet and heavy snow caused power outages across Long Island, with the latest number at 2,231 customers without power, according to utility PSEG-LI's outage map.

According to PSEG, Oyster Bay had the highest concentration of outages with 572. Meanwhile, 470 outages were reported in Islip, 317 in Hempstead, 369 in North Hempstead and 150 in Smithtown.

In an update issued by the utility at 9:30 a.m., PSEG warned that the thick snow could bring down wires and branches, likely causing outages.

Here's what you need to know:

John February 04, 2014 at 06:12 AM
This is under "News/Around Town".... How is this article "around town" when I am in Madison?
Florette Small February 04, 2014 at 10:58 AM
Set up this article so it can be printed out. That way we have the email address, the texting address and the phone numbers right where we need them in our homes.
jerry February 04, 2014 at 02:51 PM
hate this new format a lot. go back to the old way.
G February 04, 2014 at 04:26 PM
Not gonna happen. Patch just laid off 90% of its staff prior to a new owner taking over. They are not bringing back local news since it was a money loser.
Bob West February 04, 2014 at 06:33 PM
I'm in Long Beach, and join you folks in this craziness with no local coverage. Not to mention, this "snow update" is a day old. This story really could have been "called in" by anyone with Internet access anyplace in the world. Same with all the absurd news about Chinese New Year, cookie recipes, etc. which stay posted for days. Unfortunately, it's a done deal. I saw our former excellent editor Joe Kellard has already updated his resume online, lists Patch as "former employer " up to o January 2014.


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