Some communities, like Holland and Wales in Hampden County, saw 100% of their customers lose power over the course of the tropical storm Tuesday, according to MEMA.
The company's outage map says that the power will be restored in Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and the Bronx by no later than Sunday. The record for outages is the 1.1 million caused by Superstorm Sandy and the nor'easter that followed it in 2012.
"PSE&G expects at least 85% of our customers without power to be restored by Friday night, but some hard restorations may continue through the weekend - possibly into Monday", the company said in statement.
Two days after Tropical Storm Isaias swept through MA, knocking over countless trees and power lines, tens of thousands of households in the commonwealth were still reporting electrical outages Thursday morning.
Environment Canada reported that the storm has been moving north-northeast at a rate of 50 kilometres per hour towards New Brunswick. As of Thursday morning, almost 100,000 Husdon Valley residents remain without power across Central Hudson, Con Edison and Orange and Rockland Utilities. "If they're without power, if they have medical issues, anything like that". However, to ensure the safety of the home's occupants as well as that of utility company employees who may be working on power lines in the area, the proper generator should be selected and installed by a qualified electrician.
Hanemann said it could be Monday before everyone has power back. Eversource harnesses the commitment of approximately 8,300 employees across three states to build a single, united company around the mission of safely delivering reliable energy and water with superior customer service. More information about these communications tools is available online at www.firstenergycorp.com/connect.
105,704.the number of customers in Monmouth County without power this morning.
At one point, more than 60,000 were without electricity.