Power Outage Update: Thousands of Commack Residents Still Without Power

More than 2,000 residents in Commack entered their fourth day without power Wednesday.

Thousands of Commack residents are still without power Wednesday afternoon, marking the fourth consecutive day that homes are in the dark since Tropical Storm Irene struck early Sunday.

According to the Long island Power Authority's Storm Center Outage Map, 2,217 of LIPA's 13,167 Commack customers do not have power as of 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The houses behind Mayfair Shopping Center, those near Dovecote Lane and in the college section appear to be the neighborhoods msot affected by the power outages. As the week draws on with no sign of restoration in sight, residents haveto voice their frustrations.

Though some residents remain in the dark, all businesses who lost power appear to have been restored. The and the , which were both closed earlier in the week due to power outages, reopened Wednesday morning.

Several whose power was knocked out by Irene have also been restored, though many remain.

While there was no definitive time for power restoration, LIPA chief the company expects that 95 percent of customers will have power restored by Friday.

Here is a chart marking LIPA's power restoration progress:


Customers Affected Sunday, Aug. 28 10,050 Monday, Aug. 29 10,050 Tuesday, Aug. 30 2,803 Wednesday, Aug. 31 2,217
sherri luberoff August 31, 2011 at 08:46 PM
I live on Marie crescent and there are still a bunch of us without power. Very frustrating!
Lisa Lasker August 31, 2011 at 09:35 PM
I'm on Eva Path and like Sherri said, most of our development is out. There are lots of downed trees as well.
Jill Galina September 01, 2011 at 04:13 AM
I'M on Sugarwood Lane there is a tree down a eclectric pole down with wires all over the place and LIPA hasnt even been to the street yet . It is so frustrating.
Leon Olson September 01, 2011 at 10:34 PM
The Heatherwood development, just north and east of the Old Farms school, still has a lot without power as of Thursday night. Just a couple of trucks in the area yesterday, but they left and didn't come back. Tree still down on Sugarwood. LIPA is hopeless!!! I hope the affected people all hire attorneys. There's no way I would believe the figures LIPA puts out!!
Patti September 02, 2011 at 08:37 PM
we received electric back on Stagg Today...


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