MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ - While the skies are blue and the wind is calm it belies the incredible amount of work going on right now to fix the damage from the storm.
As of 11:30AM over 150,000 still have no power in Monmouth County. That's over 50%.
JCP&L is reporting over 50 outages in Red Bank.
Colts Neck is 90% out, Holmdel 77% and Middletown still has 57% of the community out of power as they await repairs from the storm. This is near midday on Wednesday.
Throughout the area, very dangerous conditions remain with trees and wires down and significantly, traffic lights inoperable. Many lights that are down have no signage or manual controls, leaving drivers on their own to navigate passage.
According to JCP&L, over a half million are still without power, including over 250,000 in Monmouth and Ocean County.
"This sort of stuff knows nonpartisan lines...we are all in this together." Said Murphy during a Wednesday stop.
Woodys Restaurant in Tinton Falls shared photos that show the continued challenges to New Jersey business as wind tore down power lines but also outdoor dining elements as well such as tents.
JCP&L is mobilized throughout the state with their partners to restore power and said for certain areas it will be a multi-day endeavor.
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