More than 50,000 Westchester and Putnam residents remain without power following Tuesday’s storms that saw wind gusts and heavy rain topple trees and utility lines throughout the area.
As of 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning, 50,584 Con Edison and NYSEG customers were still in the dark following the storm that brought wind gusts of up to 70 mph in the region.
NYSEG took the biggest hit, with 28,043 customers in Putnam without power, - including more than 4,000 each in Southeast, Putnam Valley, Patterson Kent and Carmel - and 19,455 in Westchester - including 5,200 in Yorktown, 8,378 in Somers and more than 1,200 in Bedford, Lewisboro and North Salem.
In Westchester, another 433 outages are being reported to Con Edison, impacting 3,086 customers, including more than 200 in New Rochelle, Bedford, New Castle and Yonkers, with restoration expected no later than 11 p.m. on Wednesday night.
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