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UPDATE: Outages in Eastern Southampton Down to About 1,200

Just under 200,000 LIPA customers are without power systemwide, down from about 930,000 on Tuesday.

UPDATE: Outages in Eastern Southampton Down to About 1,200

Update Tuesday, 3 p.m.: Just over a week after Hurricane Sandy knocked out power to over 18,000 in eastern Southampton Town, just over 1,200 remain without power.

The outages are as follows:

  • Water Mill: 96
  • North Sea: 64
  • Shinnecock Hills/Tuckahoe: 382
  • Noyac: 7
  • North Haven: 18
  • Sag Harbor: 0
  • Bridgehampton: Less than 5
  • Southampton: 663

Update Thursday, 3 p.m.: In about the past 48 hours, LIPA crews have cut the number of customers without power from North Haven to Shinnecock by more than half, from over 18,000 on Tuesday morning to just over 8,000 on Thursday afternoon.

The outages are as follows:

  • Water Mill: 135
  • North Sea: 408
  • Shinnecock Hills/Tuckahoe: 4,381
  • Noyac: 292
  • North Haven: 82
  • Sag Harbor: 19
  • Bridgehampton: 577
  • Southampton: 2,277

Update Tuesday, 10 a.m.: As over 930,000 power outages are reported across Long Island, Southampton Town residents saw increased outages over Monday night into Tuesday. Over 18,000 remain without power.

As of 10 a.m. the following outages were reported

  • Water Mill: 1,146
  • North Sea: 479
  • Shinnecock Hills/Tuckahoe: 4,341
  • Noyac: 2,091
  • North Haven: 551
  • Sag Harbor: 1,595
  • Bridgehampton: 4,155
  • Southampton: 4,508

RELATED: LIPA: Customers Should Prepare For Possibility of Extended Outages

Original story: Depending on the types of repairs that need to be done, it could be some time before many eastern Southamptown Town residents and businesses see their power restored.

The Long Island Power Authority said Monday, "Due to the high sustained wind speeds and localized flooding, overhead line work will be delayed for long periods of time until conditions once again become safe for crews, which based on the current weather forecast will be Tuesday morning."

LIPA said that it will continue to restore power as fast as possible, but that the safety of the public and its workforce is its number one priority. "Ground work restoration will continue as conditions allow."

As of 11:05 p.m. Monday, the number of affected LIPA customers in Southampton Town east of the Shinnecock Canal stood at:

  • Water Mill: 1,146
  • North Sea: 479
  • Shinnecock Hills/Tuckahoe: 3,747
  • Noyac: 2,091
  • North Haven: 551
  • Sag Harbor: 1,023
  • Bridgehampton: 1,477
  • Southampton: 1,781

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