Nor'easter impacts LI as many remain without power

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

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

Funeral today for FDNY firefighter William Tolley from 1 Funeral today for firefighter from LI who died in line of duty
According to police, a 23-year-old man, in a 2 Police: 1 man dead after crash in North Massapequa
Every year, the group of about 40 moms 3 Hempstead IDA to discuss Green Acres Mall tax break today
Parents worried Wednesday after threats of violence at 4 Extra school security in Southold after 'unfounded threat'
Every year, the group of about 40 moms 5 LI moms attend taping of The Ellen DeGeneres show

advertisement | advertise on News 12


Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.