Gov. Chris Christie says motorists frustrated by long gas lines in northern New Jersey might want to head to South Jersey.
Department of State spokesman Ron Ruman said Friday the number continues to fall as crews work to restore electricity.
The clean-up continued across the region on Thursday as hundreds of thousands were still without power.
The Berks County coroner’s office says an 86-year-old man was found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning Wednesday evening.
One of New Jersey’s largest utility companies says residents should expect power outages of a week or more once the effects of Hurricane Sandy hit the state.
Schools in one Montgomery County district will be closed on Wednesday due to a power outage.
Heavy thunderstorms carrying high winds and rain smacked New Jersey Thursday night, causing power outages around the state.
Amidst record-breaking heat, the forecast is calling for more severe storms on Saturday and Sunday in South Jersey and Delaware, and Atlantic City Electric and Delmarva warn residents to be prepared.
Utility crews in southern New Jersey continue to restore power to homes and businesses that lost electricity during severe thunderstorms that struck the region last weekend.
From uprooted trees to tattered power lines, southern New Jersey bore the brunt of Friday night’s storm. And three days later, much of Atlantic County remains in the dark.
A huge clean-up and repair effort is underway in South Jersey particularly Atlantic county following Friday’s violent storm and there is progress reported as of Sunday morning, according to overnight repair crews.
The severe weather in the area is causing delays at the airport and leaving some residents without power.
PPL expects all of its customers to have electricity by Thursday at the latest–a week after a rare fall snow storm.
There were still a number of outages in our area following the weekend winter storm.
The latest update to area power outages are listed.