PSEG Long Island Storm Update: Power Restored to 97% of Long Islanders After Thursday Morning's Thunderstorm

Thursday Morning's Thunderstorm caused over 102,000 Long Islanders to lose power.

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Uniondale, NY - February 26th, 2016 - Of PSEG Long Island’s more than 1.1 million customers, just more than 102,000 lost power as a result of the damaging storm that passed through the service territory Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

  • As of 5:30 a.m. ET Friday, the utility has restored service to more than 97 percent of its customers that lost power
  • 1,760 of those customers that lost power prior to 10:00 a.m. ET on Thursday remain out
  • PSEG Long Island’s crews will continue to have the support of out-of-state and off-Island crews and contractors throughout the day to restore power to its customers
  • We are appreciative of the patience that our customers have shown us as we work to restore power as quickly and safely as possible

Stay in touch and stay safe with PSEG Long Island:

  • To report downed wires or power outages, customers should call PSEG Long Island’s Electric Service line at 1-800-490-0075
  • 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)
  • Check for updates using our outage map here.
  • Like PSEG Long Island on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for updates. Remember, though, outages cannot be reported through social media.
  • To prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, do not run any gasoline powered engines, including generators and snow blowers, in a garage or any other enclosed space. Do not use your oven to heat your home