Power appears to be returning to residents, slowly.
JCP&L shows said in a release that it has restored power to about 20 percent of its customers in northern and central New Jersey and expects to have the majority of customers restored by Wednesday. It could take up to two weeks for customers in the hardest-hit areas to regain power, the company said.
"The damage from Hurricane Sandy far exceeds what we saw from Hurricane Irene or the October 2011 snowstorm," said JCP&L President Don Lynch in a release. "While we were better prepared for Hurricane Sandy, the damage rivals that experienced during Hurricane Katrina, one of our nation’s most devastating and expensive hurricanes."
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