More Than A Week Since Irene, Some Still Without Power
The lights have flickered back for most -- but not all -- in the tri-state area.
Most residents in the tri-state have power restored.
A week after Tropical Storm Irene, the lights are back on for almost all the utility customers who lost electric service in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut
Officials say there are only about 2,400 outages in New York as of Monday morning, down from a peak of 945,000 the same time last week.
Consolidated Edison, National Grid and Orange and Rockland say service has been restored to almost all of their customers.
On Long Island, which was hit with the most outages, the Long Island Power Authority says only about 600 customers are still blacked out. Central Hudson Gas & Electric says it has 1,400 outages and New York State Electric and Gas says it's working on about 430.
In Connecticut, United Illuminating is reporting there are still 397 customers without power. Connecticut Light and Power reports that 3,561 customers are still in the dark
And in New Jersey, PSE&G says power was fully restored to all customers Sunday night.
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