Con Edison: Isaias caused 2nd largest storm-related outage in company history

Con Edison says the amount of customers impacted by Isaias has surpassed the amount affected during Hurricane Irene.

News 12 Staff

Aug 4, 2020, 10:20 PM

Updated 1,349 days ago

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Con Edison says the amount of customers impacted by Isaias has surpassed the amount affected during Hurricane Irene. 
  • 246,000 customers were affected in NYC and Westchester
  • Around 30,000 customers were affected in Brooklyn, 2,4000 customers' power restored 
  • Between 23,000 to 24,000 customers were affected in the Bronx, and around 850 customers' power was restored 
  • Will be "days not hours" before all power is restored 
  • Number of fallen trees will slow the process
 
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