8,000 Affected By Power Outages So Far In Tristate Area: Watch The Developing Brownouts In Real Time
As of an hour ago the official temperature in New York hit 102 degrees: an all time recor, topping the previous 101 from 1957. And courtesy of a power grid in dire need of upgrading and repair, the ConEd outages in the TriState area are starting to trickle in. At last check on the interactive map, at least 8000 customers have been hit with power outages so far. The number will almost certainly rise with as the day progresses and as residents return to their sweltering toaster apartments and crank the A/C to the max.
Readers can keep track of the real time interruption status with the map below.
h/t Alex Gloy