Connecticut’s two largest power companies had anticipated about 30 percent of their customers losing power, or roughly 400,000 homes and businesses.
A wind advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday for parts of New Jersey, New York City, Nassau County and parts of Connecticut. That means sustained winds of 30 to 39 mph or gusts of 46 to 57 mph through the afternoon hours.
At its height, millions of people across the Tri-State area were left without electricity in the wake of superstorm Sandy.
Tuesday was day eight for many living without power. Those lucky enough to have generators used them sparingly while others were boiling water to try and stay warm.
There are still plenty of people without power in Westchester County, but County Executive Rob Astorino says there is good news.
A total of about 1.5 million power customers in the Tri-State area remained without power Sunday night, as relief and recovery efforts from Superstorm Sandy continued.
PSE&G thanked customers for their patience as they work to completely restore power. Meanwhile, JCP&L says it should be able to get everyone back on line by Friday night.
Utilities officials say customers could get their power back on any time between Wednesday and Saturday.
Police say Rajiv Pandey called a TV news station on Friday and threatened to place a bomb at a company facility.
President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in New York after Tropical Storm Irene, freeing up federal recovery funds.
Just over 1,000 Con Edison customers remain without power in the New York City