Over 1,000 without power at the Jersey Shore around noon

     Wind-whipped snow on the beach in Spring Lake this morning by JSHN contributor maggieb02 via Instagram.

    Wind-whipped snow on the beach in Spring Lake this morning by JSHN contributor maggieb02 via Instagram.

    The two power companies serving the Jersey Shore are reporting over 1,000 without power shortly before noon today.

    In Monmouth County, JCP&L reports 964 customers without power, while 43 in Ocean County are without electricity. 

    The utility, which is investigating the cause of these spot outages, expects restoration in both counties during the early to mid-afternoon hours. Click here for specifics. 

    Further south in the Atlantic City Electric service area, 28 are without power. Click here for specifics. 

    Forecasters expect localized wind gusts up to near 50 miles per hour until late afternoon.

    Spot power outages will remain possible due to downed tree limbs and utility lines. 

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