Update, 4 p.m. Tuesday
An estimated 3,033 customers in Peekskill were without power at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Con Edison officials were uncertain when power would be restored to the area.
PEEKSKILL, N.Y. - Hurricane Sandy knocked out power for more than 3,000 customers in Peekskill as of Tuesday morning, according to Con Edison.
An estimated 3,021 out of 10,239 Con Ed customers in Peekskill were without power 9 a.m. Tuesday. It’s unclear when customers can expect power to return.
More than 170,000 customers across Westchester County are still without Tuesday due to Hurricane Sandy, Con Edison representatives said.
“This is the largest storm-related outage in our history,” said Con Edison Senior Vice President for Electric Operations John Miksad in a press release.
The National Weather Service has downgraded Sandy to a post-tropical cyclone, but the storm is still producing sustained winds up to 65 mph according to the NWS 5 a.m. update. A wind advisory is still in effect for Westchester County until 6 p.m. Tuesday. Weather officials said the brunt of the storm hit the area Monday night, but additional power outages could occur throughout Tuesday.
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