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Hurricane Sandy Knocks Out Power For All Of Ridgefield As Of Tues AM

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. - Hurricane Sandy knocked out power for all Ridgefield customers as of Tuesday morning, according to Connecticut Light and Power reports.

All 10,677 customers in Ridgefield were without power 7 a.m. Tuesday. It’s unclear when customers can expect power to return and C L and P has not issued at statement at this time.

The National Weather Service has downgraded Sandy to a post-tropical cyclone, but the storm is still producing sustained winds up to 65 mph according to the NWS 5 a.m. update. A wind advisory is still in effect for Fairfield County until 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Weather officials said the brunt of the storm hit the area Monday night, but additional power outages could occur throughout Tuesday. Nearly 620,000 customers lost power across Connecticut during Hurricane Sandy, according to C L and P and United illuminating Company reports.

Danbury: 21,433 (60%) Darien: 7,146 (91%) Easton: 2,894 (100%) Fairfield: 21,374 (97%) Greenwich: 22,788 (81%) New Canaan: 5,654 (67%) Norwalk: 17,910 (60%) Redding: 3,837 (98%) Ridgefield: 10,677 (100%) Stamford: 34,277 (61%) Weston: 3,792 (99%) Westport: 10,287 (83%) Wilton: 5,871 (80%)

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