Nor'easter impacts LI as many remain without power

A nasty nor'easter is impacting Long Island and there are still about 160,000 power outages caused by Sandy. LIPA tells News 12 Long Island it

LINDENHURST - A nasty nor'easter is impacting Long Island and there are still about 160,000 power outages caused by Sandy. LIPA tells News 12 Long Island it is prepared to continue working through the storm to restore electricity.

LIPA officials say they have a force of 7,300 line workers and high voltage workers on the ground. They have decided that they will hold them in the area and are expected to deal with more power outages due to the impending storm. Meanwhile, areas already devastated by Hurricane Sandy are bracing for what could be even more damaging winds and floodwaters. News 12 Long Island's Erin Colton was in Lindenhurst where the area is still without power.

Residents told News 12 Long Island that they are trying to prepare the best they can for the nor'easter. Weather CenterEmergency LinksLIPA Outages

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