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UPDATE: Still Over 1,500 Without Power in Long Branch-Eatontown Area

1,344 without power in Tinton Falls

The early morning rain and wind gusts have left over 1,500 Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) customers without power on Friday.

Tinton Falls has the most outages with 1,344 residents in the dark, a number that has decreased since this morning.

There are less than people without power in Eatontown after over 1,000 outages were reported around 10 a.m.

The number of outages in Long Branch has increased since this morning, with 371 customers without power in the city.

The exact cause of the outages in the area is unknown at this time.

Those who do not have power should report their outage to JCP&L at 888-544-4877.

We will let you know as soon as power is restored to these areas.

Karen December 21, 2012 at 03:35 PM
Here we go again. This is ridiculous!
Bob English December 21, 2012 at 04:38 PM
Anyone know the specific cause of the outage? I live in Woodmere (behind the mall) and power went out here around 1015
Bob English December 21, 2012 at 04:39 PM
Just came back on
Karen December 21, 2012 at 11:38 PM
You did better than me Bob - mine was out for 8 hours. Of course JCP&L couldn't tell me why or give any indication of how long it would be out - typical.

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