Thousands of residents in the area remain without power after a Nor’easter rocked the region, bringing whipping winds, rain and downing trees and power lines in the area.
As of 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2,774 of Central Hudson’s 119,730 customers in Dutchess and 1,487 of its 5,195 customers in Putnam remained without power, with no estimated restoration time provided.
NYSEG customers were reporting 4,287 outages, including 392 in Putnam and 380 in Dutchess.
More outages are expected on Thursday, as a high wind warning has been put into effect through 6 p.m. on Thursday, with gusts possibly reaching up to 65 mph. Downed trees and power lines have caused numerous road closures.
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