Rains flood LI roadways, thousands lose power
The heavy rains that caused major flooding on local roadways Wednesday have moved east of the Island, into the Atlantic.There may be some isolated showers and thunderstorms this evening, but nothing severe.
Click here for viewer-submitted flood photosfrom across Long Island.While most roads in western Suffolk are back to normal, officials on the East End are asking commuters to stay off the roads. Meanwhile, service remains suspended on some Long Island Rail Road lines due to flooding. Click here for the latest information on LIRR delays.
The Long Island Power Authority estimates more than 9,300 customers are without power as of 5:00 p.m. LIPA Chairman Richard Kessel says that number is down from 42,000 at the beginning of the storm. To report a power outage call, (800) 490-0075. Click here for LIPA customer outage summary by township
To see extended footage of storm and flood damage from across Long Island, go to channel 612 on your iO digital cable box and select iO Extra.
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