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PSEG Long Island: Storm Update

  • Heavy rain, strong winds and hazardous gusts caused significant damage in Nassau and Suffolk County last night, bringing down large trees, branches and wires and affecting more than 57,000 customers.
  • As of 11 a.m., we have restored 82% of customers affected by the storm.
    • 90% of the outages reported between noon and 11:59 p.m. yesterday have been restored.
    • 72% of the outages reported between midnight and 11 a.m. today have been restored.
    • The majority of outages will be restored by midnight today, with the remaining customers restored by midnight tomorrow. 
  • We will continue to see additional outages reported due to the high winds today.
  • Crews have been working all night assessing damages and making repairs.  As we continue to assess the damage, restoration times will be refined. 
  • Crews will work to restore critical facilities and outages affecting the largest numbers of customers first.
  • PSEG Long Island has additional personnel, including tree and line crews, to repair damage and restore outages.
  • Electric service crews will continue to work throughout the day to respond to outages safely and as quickly as possible.

Stay in touch and stay safe with PSEG Long Island:

  • Utilize MyAlerts, PSEG Long Island’s text message service. Once registered, report power outages by texting “OUT” to PSEGLI (773454)
    • To register, have your account number available and text REG to PSEGLI (773454)
  • To report downed wires or power outages, customers should call PSEG Long Island’s Electric Service line at 1-800-490-0075
  • Check for updates using our outage map at 
  • To prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, do not run any gasoline powered engines, including generators, in a garage or any other enclosed space. Do not use your oven to heat your home.


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