Victims of Superstorm Sandy are digging out from as much as a foot of snow after a Nor'easter hit the already devastated region. This latest storm knocked out power to an additional 290,000 homes and businesses in the area. Many had just gotten their lights restored.
In New Jersey, 390,000 customers were without power early Thursday. About 160,000 of those were new. In New York City and neighboring Westchester County, more than 70,000 customers were without power after the storm knocked out an additional 55,000 customers. Long Island had 60,000 new outages in a region where 300,000 customers were already without power.