Though the overall number of outages reported by Long Island Power Authority has fallen considerably over the weekend as utility crews continue to make repairs across Long Island, the number of outages in Kings Park appears to have risen in the past few days.
LIPA is reporting that just over 3,000 customers are without power as of 6 p.m. on Sunday, compared with .
Classes are cancelled in the Kings Park School district on Monday, though teachers are required to report for a conference day.
LIPA's outage map is not 100 percent accurate down at the local level, it should be noted, meaning that outages on one border of two communities may be reported in another, a LIPA spokeswoman said last week. The overall number of outages on the broader scale are considered more accurate than pinpointing specific communities.
The area's biggest outage is reported on the Kings Park-San Remo border near Route 25A, with nearly 1,900 customers affected.
Over 300,000 were reported without power throughout LIPA's grid on Sunday night, down from over 900,000 initially.
A senior LIPA officials told Patch that full restoration to Long Island is sparking hundreds of outraged readers to comment about LIPA's performance record.