EDISON - Flooding and debris are slowing efforts by utility crews to restore service to about 285,000 New Jersey customers who are entering their third day without power.

Click 'PLAY' to see a report on how JCP&L is working to restore power.Jersey Central Power & Light has about 167,000 homes and businesses without power. Its parent company First Energy Corp. says it could be until next week before all its East Coast customers are reconnected.

Public Service Electric & Gas has about 70,000 homes and businesses without service. They say flooding is posing a major challenge to restoration efforts in Bergen, Middlesex, Somerset and Union counties.

Atlantic Electric is reporting more than 7,000 customers without service.