LIPA Update: Still 4,100 customers without power on North Fork

09/01/2011 11:19 AM |

SAMANTHA BRIX PHOTO | John Bruckner (left), President for Long Island Electric Transmission and Distribution Services for National Grid, and Michael Hervey, Long Island Power Authority Chief Operating Officer.

About 60 percent of the 10,000 Southold Town residents who were without power Monday have seen their outages restored, according to the latest numbers from the Long Island Power Authority.

But of all the town’s in Suffolk County, only Smithtown and Shelter Island have a higher percentage of customers still without power.

Currently, 4,107 of the 14,693 LIPA customers in Southold Town are without power.

Peconic has seen the smallest percentage of outages restored with only about half of the 800 customers who lost power there having seen their situation resolved.

The most current local outages remain in the hamlet of Southold, where 1,438 customers are still affected.

Here’s the current list of outages on the North Fork:

Southold — 1,438

Mattituck — 834

Cutchogue — 603

Orient Point — 440

Peconic — 390

Greenport West — 389

Laurel — 13

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