Hurricane Sandy has kept much of Smithtown in the dark and as of 6 p.m. Tuesday the outages continue to rise. For the 6 p.m. update, LIPA has reported 52,884 homes in the Town of Smithtown are without power.
Specifically in Smithtown, St. James, Nesconset, Head of the Harbor, Village of the Branch and Nissequogue, there are 33,854 outages. Here is a breakdown of what areas are missing power:
- Smithtown – 19,015
- St. James – 6,876
- Nesconset – 3,188
- Village of the Branch – 2,252
- Head of the Harbor – 1,452
- Nissequogue – 1,071
Throughout Suffolk County there are 460,419 outages.