Some New Jerseyans who lost electricity because of Hurricane Irene are entering their third day without power.

There are 342,521 homes and businesses without service early Tuesday in the state.

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Atlantic City Electric says 20,921 customers don't have service.

Jersey Central Power & Light, which serves Ocean County and the central part of the state, is reporting 240,000 outages.

Public Service Electric & Gas, serving North Jersey, has 99,600. The utility says flooding is posing a major challenge to restoration efforts in Bergen, Middlesex, Somerset and Union counties.

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