Nearly 110,000 Without Power in Hudson Valley
Over 154 thousand customers were without power last night across New York State, with most in the Hudson Valley.
Around 11 p.m., Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the tractor-trailer bans that were placed on several highways were lifted. At the same time, he announced that over 154,000 utility customers were without power statewide as a result of the storm. Of that total, nearly 70% came from the Hudson Valley
Outages by County:
- Columbia -387
- Dutchess- 8,828
- Greene- 552
- Orange- 9,673
- Putnam- 10,090
- Rockland- 16,998
- Sullivan- 3,110
- Ulster- 18,200
- Westchester- 42,578
New York's utilities have a total of 4,910 in-house workers and contractors in New York working on restoration efforts. This includes 1,300 out-of-state line and tree workers from Connecticut, Maine, Michigan, Texas, Ohio, Missouri, North Carolina, Louisiana, Vermont, Iowa, Wisconsin and Canada that will be dedicated to restoration efforts in the hardest hit areas in Hudson Valley.
Cuomo also doubled National Guard's deployment of troops to 400 to help with wellness checks on residents and other response and recovery efforts.
"As this storm has impacted communities across New York, power outages have begun to climb higher once again," Governor Cuomo said. "I have doubled the number of National Guard troops that are deployed in the region, and we working around the clock to keep roads clear and residents safe.
Here are some helpful hints if you lose or lost power at your home.