While LIPA has begun restoring power, much of Smithtown and surrounding towns are still in the dark.
According to the LIPA outage map, 11,022 out of 41,519 homes within the Town of Smithtown are still in the dark.
In Smithtown, 3,820 out of 9,982 customers are without power; 2,961 of 5,444 customers in St. James are without power; 614 out of 808 customers in Village of the Branch are without power; 506 out of 679 customers in Nissequogue are without power; and 346 of 599 Head of the Harbor customers are still without power.
Locals have taken to social media to announce areas with now power, to voice frustrations, to look for power restoration updates and more.
“My mom is still w/o power in St. James. I just called LIPA; they said she's on the list & everyone should be back up by Fri.,” Katy Aronoff said on Twitter Wednesday morning.
“It doesn't look like North Smithtown will be serviced anytime soon 6lines blocking rd by me!,” @MissBluChip of Blu Chip Marketing said on Twitter Wednesday afternoon.
The LIPA media relations office said there is no timetable for when power in specific areas will be restored.
Stick with Patch as we will provide power restoration updates as they become available.