Southern NJ down to less than 8,000 without power

(AP) - Some 7,755 homes and businesses are still without electricity six days after the storm downed trees and power lines.Atlantic City Electric crews have

TRENTON - (AP) - Some 7,755 homes and businesses are still without electricity six days after the storm downed trees and power lines.

Atlantic City Electric crews have been restoring power nonstop since the storm hit early Saturday.

At the peak of the outage, 206,000 power customers in New Jersey were going without electricity.

The utility company says all customers should have power back by sometime Friday.

Meanwhile, conditions are still harsh for those without power. Forecasters expect high temperatures to remain in the 90s every day through Sunday.

FEMA crews assess storm damage in southern NJ Atlantic Co. state of emergency remains after storm More southern NJ customers regaining power

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