Hurricane Sandy has arrived and its strength has knocked out power to a majority of the Town of Smithtown. As of 5 a.m. Tuesday, LIPA has reported 45,045 homes are in the dark.
Specifically in Smithtown, St. James, Nesconset, Head of the Harbor, Village of the Branch and Nissequogue, there are 31,828 outages. Here is a breakdown of what areas are missing power:
- Smithtown – 17,531
- St. James – 6,741
- Nesconset – 3,170
- Village of the Branch – 2,251
- Head of the Harbor – 1,064
- Nissequogue – 1,071
Throughout Suffolk County there are 454,489 outages.