NEW YORK — Thousands of residents across New Jersey and New York woke up without power Friday as Tropical Storm Elsa moved up the East Coast slammed the tri-state area.
Hunterdon, Mercer, Monmouth, Morris, Sussex and Warren counties reported the most outages across the state.
Bergen, Burlington and Passaic counties also saw hundreds of outages.
JCP&L spokesperson Christopher Hoenig spoke with PIX11 News and said the company will restore power to all customers by 11:30 p.m. Friday.
In New York, Con Edison reported about 684 customers without power across the five boroughs and Westchester County. Out on Long Island, PSEG Long Island reported more than 3,600 customers remained without power as of 2:24 p.m. Friday.
Another 464 customers in Rockland and Orange counties also reported power outages, O&RU reported.
The outages come just days after thousands of the residents across the Garden State and the Big Apple reported outages Tuesday and Wednesday morning following heavy rain and wind.
Tropical Storm Warnings were in effect Friday morning for areas along the New Jersey coast and for Long Island. The warnings have since expired.