Storms Leave Area Residents Without Power

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STATE – Severe storms passed through New Jersey yesterday afternoon, felling trees and power lines and causing travel delays.

Perth Amboy was particularly hard-hit, causing Mayor Wilda Diaz to declare a state of emergency.

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Diaz advised residents to stay away from downed power lines and treat all wires as being live.

PSE&G said that approximately 5,000 customers were without power this morning, many in Perth Amboy.

New Jersey Transit trains are operating on or close to schedule this morning.

Here are some photos of yesterday’s storm taken by Judi DiMao in
Tottenville, Staten Island.

Looking down the river toward Perth Amboy and Raritan Bay

Looking toward the Outer Bridge


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