More than 80 LIPA customers in Wantagh are in the dark Saturday morning, as Nemo continues blanket the area with snow.
The LIPA outage map shows that North Wantagh is mostly affected. The estimated time of restoration is 8:30 p.m. Saturday morning for most, while for others further south, the condition is still be assessed by crews.
Across Long Island, 10,409 customers are without power, however only 494 of those are in Nassau County.
Customers can report power outages to National Grid through the Long Island Power Authority’s (LIPA) hotline: 1-800-490-0075 or at 631-755-6900 or by visiting their Storm Central website at www.lipower.org/stormcenter from a computer or mobile device. To report via text messaging, text OUT to myLIPA (695472) - pre-registration is required.
According to the National Weather Service, Saturday's weather forecast is as follows:
Areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow showers before 9 a.m., then areas of blowing snow and a slight chance of snow showers between 9 a.m. and noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
A blizzard warning remains in effect for all of Long Island through noon Saturday. Travel is not recommended and should be avoided.
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