Power outages now stand at more than 1.8 million homes and businesses, down from a peak of 8.5 million. Here's a snapshot of what is happening, state by state.
The massive storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, killing at least 107 people in the United States. Power outages now stand at more than 1.8 million homes and businesses, down from a peak of 8.5 million. Here's a snapshot of what is happening, state by state.
CONNECTICUT: Utility companies say all polling places will have power on Election Day, although some might be from generators. Commuter rail service along the Danbury and Waterbury branches of Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line will resume Monday. There will be bus service on the New Canaan branch line, at least for two days. Deaths: 3. Power outages: 75,200, down from a peak of 625,000.
NEW JERSEY: Rationing system for auto fuel in effect for its first full day, while water recedes in some shore towns. Students will return to class Monday in dozens of schools shuttered by Sandy. Deaths: 23. Power outages: 950,000, down from 2.7 million.
NEW YORK: Thousands of runners poured into Central Park Sunday morning to run 26.2 miles, despite the marathon being called off Friday night; others ran to Staten Island to help storm victims. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says fuel shortage gripping area is a “short term” problem, but will continue for days. Children go back to school Monday. Deaths: 48, including 41 in New York City. Power outages: 657,000, down from 2.2 million.