Fri. Jan 21st, 2022

More than 4,000 people across New York and New Jersey are without power Tuesday morning as a northern Easter continues to soak the region.

Con Edison reported that 1,500 of its customers had lost power around 1 p.m.

In the Big Apple, the majority of outages in Queens – with 605 people – are affected, according to the utility.

67 people lost power in Staten Island and only two in Brooklyn.

No power outages were reported in the Bronx or Manhattan.

In Westchester, 876 people lost power Tuesday morning.

PSEG Long Island reported 149 customers without power – 125 in Suffolk County, 23 in Nassau and less than 5 on the Rockaway Peninsula.

In New Jersey, the PSEG reported that 119 people had lost power – with the majority, 41, in Gloucester County.

Meanwhile, Jersey Central Power and Light reported that 2,333 people had lost power – with as many as 1,186 of those customers in Monmouth County.

The flooded right lane of the eastbound BQE in Brooklyn near Cadman Plaza on October 26, 2021.
The flooded right lane of the eastbound BQE in Brooklyn near Cadman Plaza on October 26, 2021.
Robert Mecea

A flood watch is also in effect for the entire three-state area on Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

“We are waking up to heavy rains falling over the Tri-State as a strong coastal lichen develops offshore,” the agency said in a tweet. “Several inches of precipitation are expected. Take it slow and give yourself extra time if you travel today.”

Strong winds are expected across coastal parts of the region Tuesday through Wednesday, the NWS said.

Nor'easter moved at the end of October 25, 2021 with strong winds and heavy rain showers.
Nor’easter moved at the end of October 25, 2021 with strong winds and heavy rain showers.
67 people lost power in Staten Island and only two in Brooklyn.
67 people lost power in Staten Island and only two in Brooklyn.
Several schools in New York and the New Jersey area are closed due to potential flooding.
Several schools in New York and the New Jersey area are closed due to potential flooding.
Minor coastal floods are expected, with "a few pockets" moderate coastal floods in times of high tide.
Minor coastal flooding is expected with “a few pockets” of moderate coastal flooding in times of high tide.

Minor coastal flooding is expected with “some pockets” of moderate coastal flooding during high tide times Tuesday.

Several school districts, private schools and universities in New Jersey closed Tuesday amid the storm, according to WPIX.

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