Hundreds Without Power in Long Branch and Monmouth Beach
Cooling center opened in Monmouth Beach
Hundreds of Long Branch and Monmouth Beach residents are without power on Saturday, one of the hottest days of the year.
Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is reporting that 622 Long Branch residents and 522 Monmouth Beach residents are currently without power.
The immediate cause of the outage is unknown, but a cooling center is opening at the Monmouth Beach Library, according to emergency communications.
Temperatures are expected to hover around 100 degrees on Saturday with a 73 degrees tonight.