Monday, March 5, 2018



Post-storm repair work continues - UPDATE!

Hydro Quebec lineman working on powerlines in Kingston

HUDSON VALLEY – Power remains out in large areas of the region as the area’s utility companies have recruited the aid of repair crews from across the country and Canada. Some parts of the region will not see electricity restored for days.

NYSEG said as of Sunday night, 57,000 customers in the Brewster and Liberty divisions remain without power.

The company said more than 1,200 personnel responded to the storm statewide and additional resources were brought in to assist.

As of 7 a.m., Central Hudson reported some 12,500 customers remain without power.

In southern Dutchess and Putnam counties, restoration is expected by Monday afternoon, and those impacted in northern Dutchess, Ulster and Greene counties are not expected to have the lights come back on by or before Tuesday afternoon.

Orange and Rockland Utilities reported that approximately 87,000 customers have been restored with about 6,800 remaining without electricity Monday morning.

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