Power mostly restored at the Jersey Shore

TRENTON - (AP) - Atlantic City Electric has restored power to about 5,400 homes and businesses in Ocean County that hadservice disrupted by an early afternoon thunderstorm.

Many of the outages were on Long Beach Island, where police hadto direct traffic because traffic lights were not operating.

By 4 p.m. Friday, service was restored to all but about 100customers.

The entire state remains under a severe thunderstorm watch until8 p.m.

Parts of northern New Jersey face a flood threat. Rivers andstreams are near their banks after storms dumped as much as 4inches of rain over the region on Thursday.

The Saddle River and Pascack Brook breached their banks, causingflooding in Saddle River, Westwood, Hillsdale and Ridgewood.

No one has been injured.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

From left to right: New Jersey State Trooper 1 New Jersey state troopers help deliver baby on I-287
The Pascack Valley High School girls lacrosse team 2 HS lacrosse team 'adopts' 8-year-old fighting brain cancer
News 12 New Jersey - Weather On The 3 New Jersey Weather Forecast
Sea Cliff's Troy Ramey was voted off 'The 4 Elisa's Entertainment for 4/26
An Amtrak power problem in one of the 5 More headaches for LIRR riders after Amtrak power problem

advertisement | advertise on News 12


It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.