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Nor'Easter Causes More Power Outages in Southampton

About Long Island Power Authority customers are 2,232 are without power in the town.

Wednesday's nor'easter wreaked havoc on an already hurting area, causing more power outages.

As of Thursday morning, the Long Island Power Authority reported that a total of 2,232 Southampton residents are without power, up from Wednesday morning when the power company said 1,052 Southampton customers were without power.

Across Long Island the story is the same. LIPA said there are a total of 85,184 without power in Suffolk and 140,426 in Nassau. Those numbers on Wednesday were 74,326 and 86,131 respectively.

The power company said that over 12,000 workers will continue to work around the clock to restore power to its total 265,201 customers still without power.

Patch wants to know: Did you lose power in Wednesday's storm? Comment below and let you neighbors know.

BOB CHAMBERS November 08, 2012 at 06:00 PM
SEEMS THAT LIPA IS NOW CHANGED IT'S METHOD REPORTING OUTAGES... DON'T THINK IT'S WORKING ANY BETTER!!! SOUTHAMPTON HAS 2,232 OUTAGES AND WESTHAMPTON BEACH HAS 1,385 (UP FROM 36 YESTERDAY)... THATS MORE THAN HALF OF THE TOTAL OUTAGES IN THE TOWNSHIP... SOMETHING IS VERY WRONG WITH THE NUMBERS!!!

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