ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.
(AP) — Service has mostly been restored to thousands of electric
customers who lost power when severe thunderstorms moved through
southern New Jersey.
Atlantic City Electric officials say roughly
16,000 customers lost power at the height of Friday's storms, which
knocked down trees and power lines throughout the region and dropped
several inches of rain in some spots.
The utility said service had
been restored to about 14,500 customers by late Saturday morning. And
nearly all customers were expected to have their power back by sometime
But officials say there may be some localized outages that may not be restored until early Sunday afternoon.