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JCP&L working 24/7, says to expect power back Tuesday night for nearly 1,500 in northwestern N.J.

LehighValleyLive.com logo LehighValleyLive.com 8/10/2020 By Kurt Bresswein, The Express-Times, Easton, Pa
a train on a track with smoke coming out of the water: A motorist drives through a large puddle on Bushkill Drive near Stair Street in Easton, as Tropical Storm Isaias hits the Lehigh Valley Aug. 4, 2020 © Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/The Express-Times, E... A motorist drives through a large puddle on Bushkill Drive near Stair Street in Easton, as Tropical Storm Isaias hits the Lehigh Valley Aug. 4, 2020

JCP&L late Saturday afternoon was reporting 114 customers without power in Warren County and 1,789 without service in Hunterdon County. Moments later, the count on its outage center was down to 103 in Warren and 1,408 in Hunterdon.

a car parked on the side of a road: Vehicles outside the Delaware Electric business were close to being submerged as the neighboring Bushkill Creek overflows and floods the area as Tropical Storm Isaias hits the Lehigh Valley Aug. 4, 2020. © Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/The Express-Times, E... Vehicles outside the Delaware Electric business were close to being submerged as the neighboring Bushkill Creek overflows and floods the area as Tropical Storm Isaias hits the Lehigh Valley Aug. 4, 2020.

For those still out, the FirstEnergy company was estimating electricity would be restored by 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, one week after Tropical Storm Isaias’ destructive path through the region. Around 35,000 customers in the two counties lost power the day of the storm, JCP&L had reported on its website.

Crews have been working 24/7, JCP&L said in social media updates Saturday afternoon, and have replaced hundreds of poles and cross-arms and more than 140,000 feet of wire.

In the Lehigh Valley, FirstEnergy’s Met-Ed on Saturday afternoon reported 168 customers out in Lehigh County, with service expected to be restored by 8 p.m. Saturday. The company reported no outages in Northampton, Monroe or Bucks counties.

a person standing in front of a car: Employees quickly work to board up and sandbag the door to the Delaware Electric business along Bushkill Drive, as Tropical Storm Isaias hits the Lehigh Valley Aug. 4, 2020. © Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/The Express-Times, E... Employees quickly work to board up and sandbag the door to the Delaware Electric business along Bushkill Drive, as Tropical Storm Isaias hits the Lehigh Valley Aug. 4, 2020.

PPL Electric Utilities on Saturday reported no widespread outages.

Isaias left a 44-year-old woman dead in Lehigh County after her vehicle was swept away in high waters, and a 5-year-old girl was found dead Wednesday after going missing during the storm near her home in Montgomery County.

a river running through a city: Flooding waters overtook Millside Drive and a portion of Hellertown Road from the near by Saucon Creek in Bethlehem, after Tropical Storm Isaias hit the Lehigh Valley Aug. 4, 2020 © Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/The Express-Times, E... Flooding waters overtook Millside Drive and a portion of Hellertown Road from the near by Saucon Creek in Bethlehem, after Tropical Storm Isaias hit the Lehigh Valley Aug. 4, 2020

The storm spawned two tornadoes in southeastern Pennsylvania, including a particularly destructive one in Bucks County where four children were hurt when the roof of their day care was partially torn off.

a little boy that is standing in the sand: A man walks through fooding waters at Bushkill Park's parking lot, as Tropical Storm Isaias hits the Lehigh Valley Aug. 4, 2020. © Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/The Express-Times, E... A man walks through fooding waters at Bushkill Park's parking lot, as Tropical Storm Isaias hits the Lehigh Valley Aug. 4, 2020.

Emergency crews responded to countless water rescues and calls to pump out water from homes, and the American Red Cross on Thursday distributed clean-up kits to assist residents throughout the Lehigh Valley area.

Some road closures in the area continued into the weekend.

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Kurt Bresswein may be reached at kbresswein@lehighvalleylive.com.

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a river running through a city: The Monocacy Creek in Bethlehem was full Aug. 4, 2020, as Tropical Storm Isaias drenched the Lehigh Valley. © Sarah Cassi | For lehighvalleylive.com/Sarah Cassi | For lehighvalleylive.com/The Express-Times, Eas... The Monocacy Creek in Bethlehem was full Aug. 4, 2020, as Tropical Storm Isaias drenched the Lehigh Valley.

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a sign on the side of the street: Pedestrians walk through the flooded intersection of Front and Water streets in Hellertown, after Tropical Storm Isaias hit the Lehigh Valley Aug. 4, 2020. © Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com/The Express-Times, E... Pedestrians walk through the flooded intersection of Front and Water streets in Hellertown, after Tropical Storm Isaias hit the Lehigh Valley Aug. 4, 2020.
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