Over 60,000 Hudson Valley residents lost power and around 20,000 remain in the dark.

Hudson Valley Post logo
Enter your number to get our free mobile app

Central Hudson crews were out in the field Tuesday night repairing over 200 individual damage locations that have interrupted service to more than 22,000 homes and businesses throughout the service area during a powerful storm that hit Ulster, Dutchess and Orange Counties.

"Crews will continue to work to restore power, however, given the severity of the existing damage, coupled with more storm activity in the forecast, we expect restoration efforts to continue into Wednesday in the most heavily impacted areas," Central Hudson stated.

For all the news that the Hudson Valley is sharing make sure to follow Hudson Valley Post on Facebook, download the Hudson Valley Post Mobile App and sign up for the Hudson Valley Post Newsletter.

As of Wednesday around 5:30 a.m. Central Hudson reports there are still nearly 230 outages that impact over 10,280 customers

"Stay at least 30 feet away and remember that downed lines can become entangled and hidden in fallen limbs. Residents should also remember to assume any downed power lines are live," Central Hudson adds.

Orange and Rockland Utilities reported as of 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday 3,700 customers were still without power. A total of about 8,700 lost power Tuesday. Power has been restored to 5,000 customers.

NYSEG reports about 6,000 of the 32,000 impacted customers remained without power as of NYSEG's last update. Customers in Brewster and Liberty were impacted the most.

Con Edison reports nearly one thousand customers remain without power as of Wednesday morning.

Officials from all companies haven't provided a timeline for when they expect all power to be restored but hope to have power restored today.

Be sure to check out the tips below on how you can power for a power outage.

Keep Scrolling:

TIPS: Here's how you can prepare for power outages

LOOK: The most expensive weather and climate disasters in recent decades

Stacker ranked the most expensive climate disasters by the billions since 1980 by the total cost of all damages, adjusted for inflation, based on 2021 data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The list starts with Hurricane Sally, which caused $7.3 billion in damages in 2020, and ends with a devastating 2005 hurricane that caused $170 billion in damage and killed at least 1,833 people. Keep reading to discover the 50 of the most expensive climate disasters in recent decades in the U.S.

More From Hudson Valley Post