SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Hurricane Isaias blew through the county Tuesday leaving 21,359 homes without power.  As of 9 p.m. 38% of the county was still in the dark.

The Town of Newton took only a glancing blow affecting 59 or 1.52% of the residences.

Throughout the county outages reported by JCP&L:

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  • Andover Borough 28 or 6.29%
  • Andover Township 558 or 22.38%
  • Branchville 522 or 92.39%
  • Byram 2,782 or 78.61%
  • Frankford 633 or 29.66%
  • Franklin 358 or 14.39%
  • Fredon 219 or 16.10%
  • Green 62 or 4.26%
  • Hamburg 178 or 8.78%
  • Hampton 520 or 21.56%
  • Hardyston 1,636 or 43.27%
  • Hopatcong 4,990 or 74.56%
  • Lafayette 14 or 1.71%
  • Montague 243 or 14.04%
  • Newton 59 or 1.52%
  • Ogdensburg 7 or less than 1%
  • Sandyston 201 or 17.37%
  • Sparta with 4,230 or 48.68%
  • Stanhope 1,192 or 70.87%%
  • Stillwater 1,280 or 59.98%
  • Sussex Borough 1,087 or 86.41%
  • Vernon 374 or 8.47%
  • Walpack 11 or 8.73%
  • Wantage 1,692 or 98.54%

Throughout the day Sparta Township Police Department have reported road closures due to downed trees including:

  • Hopkins Corner Road,
  • Park Road,
  • Woodlawn Road,
  • Route 15 Blue Heron interchange,
  • West Shore Trail at Tamarack,
  • Glen Road near Water’s Edge,
  • Stanhope Road by Green Road.

Sparta Municipal offices and library also closed early due to the storm with concern about trees being downed by the storm.

Report outages through the JCP&L website.  Report downed wires to Sparta Township Police Department.

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