100s Without Power In Brooklyn After Winter Storm

BROOKLYN, NY — Hundreds of Brooklynites had been nonetheless with out energy Friday morning after a winter storm swept by New York City.

More than 600 Con Edison prospects had been with out energy within the borough as of midday on Friday as a wintry climate advisory from Thursday’s snowfall prolonged into the beginning of the weekend.

The outages, virtually all of which had been marked as “weather-related,” had been largely in Central Brooklyn, the place greater than 400 prospects had been with out energy Friday, in response to the outage map.

Among the outages was a whole block that lost energy close to the Bed-Stuy border because of a manhole fireplace on Hancock Street. The “manhole problem” was marked as weather-related on the Con Edison map.

Outages prolonged alongside Hancock Street all through the neighborhood so far as its intersection with Bedford Avenue, the place one other 29 individuals had been with out energy. It was unclear whether or not all the road’s outages had been as a result of manhole downside.

In Crown and Prospect Heights, the most important outages had been discovered on Linden Place, Pacific Street and Albany Avenue, the place greater than 50 individuals complete had been with out energy, in response to the map.

Con Edison estimated that energy can be restored as early as 3:30 p.m. and as late as 7 p.m. Friday for the shoppers.

The metropolis’s winter climate advisory is in place till 7 p.m. on Friday, in response to the National Weather Service.

Thursday’s snowstorm led to 4 inches of snow to the boroughs. A mixture of snow, freezing rain, sleet and rain is predicted Friday.

Check Con Edison’s outage map here.

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