Editor's Note: The figures in this article were last updated based on LIPA's 6:34 p.m. report.
The first wave of heavy rains to hit Commack and Hauppauge has hundreds of LIPA customers without power Wednesday evening.
Long Island Power Authority is reporting 741 Commack and 389 Hauppauge customers are without power as of 5:34 p.m. Wednesday, according to their Outage Map. That number has since dropped to 568 Commack customers and 46 Hauppauge customers, as of 6:34 p.m. Wednesday.
There are a total of 4,603 LIPA customers without power in Suffolk as of 6:34 p.m.
The National Weather Service has changed its to a severe weather watch for western Suffolk County through 9 p.m. Wednesday. A flood advisory and hazardous weather outlook are in effect.
The largest power outages in the area are in the candy section of Commack and the bird section of Hauppauge, according to LIPA's Outage maps. Other areas affected include the residential neighborhood off New Highway, near Hoyt Farm in Commack.
LIPA crews sent out to the areas have estimated power will be restored to Hauppauge residents by 11:30 p.m., with restorations to Commack currently being reassessed.
This storm may mark theafter severe thunderstorms on Sunday night created waves of power outages that affected local residents and businesses through Monday night.
Residents with a power outage or downed wires can report these to LIPA by calling 1-800-490-0075 or texting OUT to myLIPA (695472), which requires pre-registration.
LIPA charts all reported power outages on its Storm Center's Outages map, providing updates every 15 minutes.