TRENTON, N.J. (WPIX)—Utility crews were hard at work Friday, restoring power to about 3,800 homes and businesses in several parts of New Jersey hit hardest by a fierce storm a day earlier.
Powerful storms rattled the Garden State Thursday, downing trees and power lines and causing rail delays.
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Jersey Central Power & Light hopes to have service restored to about 700 customers, mainly in Monmouth County, throughout the day.
Atlantic City Electric says most of its 2,671 homes and businesses that are without service are in Salem County.
The storms, packing wind gusts up to 60 mph, brought heavy rain and lightning to parts of the state.
Forecasters say there does not appear to have been any tornadoes despite a tornado warning for central New Jersey.
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