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New York Weather: Thunderstorms Sock Tri-State Area With Heavy Rain, Lightning

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Thunderstorm rolled through our area overnight, bringing heavy rain and lightning.

Some areas saw more than an inch of rainfall.

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Tens of thousands of customers lost power.

As of 5:30 a.m., Jersey City Power and Light reported nearly 27,000 outages, PSE&G had 11,500 outages, Orange and Rockland had just over 2,400, Con Edison had nearly 1,140 and PSEG LI had just under 500.

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New Jersey TRANSIT suspended North Jersey Coast Line service between Long Branch and Bay Head in both directions due to a downed tree near Middletown. Service has since resumed between Penn Station New York and Aberdeen-Matawan

The Long Island Rail Road warned riders to expect weather-related delays.

Skies are expected to clear by afternoon, but the storm will be followed by gusty winds.

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