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Power outages, road closures reported as thunderstorm moves through area

08/20/2016 11:54 AM |

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(Update 1 p.m. ) More than 2,940 PSEG customers — mostly in Aquebogue and Jamesport — are without power Saturday afternoon as a thunderstorm continues to move through the area, according to the National Weather Service and power authorities.

A PSEG outage map shows about 1,910 outages are in Aquebogue and 770 outages in Jamesport, among other outages, with power expected to be restored by 4 p.m.

Main Road near the intersection of Tuthill Lane remains closed as of 1 p.m. due to a down electrical wire. There have also been reports of major flooding on Sound Avenue.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for the area through 3:15 p.m. Saturday.

Check back for updates.

Photo: Main Road and Tuthill Lane. (Credit: Paul Squire)

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