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UPDATE: Outages in Eastern Southampton Down to About 1,200

Just under 200,000 LIPA customers are without power systemwide, down from about 930,000 on Tuesday.

Update Tuesday, 3 p.m.: Just over a week after Hurricane Sandy knocked out power to over 18,000 in eastern Southampton Town, just over 1,200 remain without power.

The outages are as follows:

  • Water Mill: 96
  • North Sea: 64
  • Shinnecock Hills/Tuckahoe: 382
  • Noyac: 7
  • North Haven: 18
  • Sag Harbor: 0
  • Bridgehampton: Less than 5
  • Southampton: 663

Update Thursday, 3 p.m.: In about the past 48 hours, LIPA crews have cut the number of customers without power from North Haven to Shinnecock by more than half, from over 18,000 on Tuesday morning to just over 8,000 on Thursday afternoon.

The outages are as follows:

  • Water Mill: 135
  • North Sea: 408
  • Shinnecock Hills/Tuckahoe: 4,381
  • Noyac: 292
  • North Haven: 82
  • Sag Harbor: 19
  • Bridgehampton: 577
  • Southampton: 2,277

Update Tuesday, 10 a.m.: As over 930,000 power outages are reported across Long Island, Southampton Town residents saw increased outages over Monday night into Tuesday. Over 18,000 remain without power.

As of 10 a.m. the following outages were reported

  • Water Mill: 1,146
  • North Sea: 479
  • Shinnecock Hills/Tuckahoe: 4,341
  • Noyac: 2,091
  • North Haven: 551
  • Sag Harbor: 1,595
  • Bridgehampton: 4,155
  • Southampton: 4,508

RELATED: LIPA: Customers Should Prepare For Possibility of Extended Outages

Original story: Depending on the types of repairs that need to be done, it could be some time before many eastern Southamptown Town residents and businesses see their power restored.

The Long Island Power Authority said Monday, "Due to the high sustained wind speeds and localized flooding, overhead line work will be delayed for long periods of time until conditions once again become safe for crews, which based on the current weather forecast will be Tuesday morning."

LIPA said that it will continue to restore power as fast as possible, but that the safety of the public and its workforce is its number one priority. "Ground work restoration will continue as conditions allow."

As of 11:05 p.m. Monday, the number of affected LIPA customers in Southampton Town east of the Shinnecock Canal stood at:

  • Water Mill: 1,146
  • North Sea: 479
  • Shinnecock Hills/Tuckahoe: 3,747
  • Noyac: 2,091
  • North Haven: 551
  • Sag Harbor: 1,023
  • Bridgehampton: 1,477
  • Southampton: 1,781
Wendy Tarlow October 30, 2012 at 04:07 AM
What winds?
Karin Immerman October 30, 2012 at 12:13 PM
Blue skies ,sunshine, thank goodness. Still have power thats rare after this type of event. LIPA will probably cut our power to fix something....I'm going to doa walk around to see if we have damage. PHEW...
christie nicolle October 30, 2012 at 02:23 PM
Please God, may this storm be a symbol of Obama as gone with the wind!!
Laura Henze Russell October 30, 2012 at 03:39 PM
What is flood status of houses on Peconic Bay near Cold Spring Pond?
free wheeling October 31, 2012 at 02:38 PM
As of call to LIPA this morning, and miraculously answered, "it could be as long as a month before power is restored". Think about that as frost comes in. One could have hoped that this storm would have blown away empty dried out husks like "Christie Nicolle" above who use any and all situations to press her stupid politics.
Joseph Leonard November 03, 2012 at 02:37 PM
We got our power back on Friday,Nov 2,2012 about 5;00pm. Thank you" North Houston,Texas" Power Company crew.THANK YOU !

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