Power outages

Persistent, strong winds have continued to bring to bring power outages to South Jersey Monday afternoon. 

As of 4:50 p.m. on Monday, forty percent of Mullica Township Atlantic City Electric customers were without power. That is 1,065 customers. Frank Tedesco, Senior Communications Specialist for Atlantic City Electric said. 


4:27 p.m. wind gusts in South Jersey Monday afternoon. 

"We're continuing to issue sporadic outages throughout our area due to the gusty winds. We do have extra crews in the field that are dealing with the situation," Tedesco said.

Restoration is expected by 9 p.m. Monday. 

Power outages have been sporadic across South Jersey. 40-55 mph wind gusts have brought very localized outages throughout the day. A wind advisory remains in effect through 10 p.m. on Monday.

Thirty percent of Atlantic City customers without power early on Monday morning. That was due to a strong line of storms that passed. 


This is my first newspaper but not my first forecast for NJ. I graduated with a B.S. in Meteorology from Rutgers. Two TV internships gave me a taste for the newsroom. Then, after nearly 4 years in private NJ weather, I'm forecasting South Jersey for you.

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