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Thousands still without power, shelters available for NEPA residents

Thousands still without power, shelters available for NEPA residents

Thousands of residents in Northeast Pennsylvania are without power.

Some of those outages stem from last weekend's storm, while others are from Wednesday's most recent harsh weather.

If you are a PPL customer, click HERE for the most updated outages.

If you are a Met-Ed customer, click HERE for the most updated outages.

For residents who are still working to find resources while they wait on their power to come back, there are a few shelters.

The American Red Cross has the following shelters open:
-- Matamoras Fire Dept. in Pike County
-- Stroudsburg High School
-- Dingman Township V.F.D., Milford, PA

Anyone coming to a Red Cross shelter should bring essential items for each member of the family:

Prescriptions and emergency medications
Foods that meet unusual dietary requirements
Extra clothing, pillows, blankets, hygiene supplies and other comfort items
Supplies needed for children and infants, such as diapers, formula and toys
Special items for family members who are elderly or disabled
Chargers for any electronic devices you bring with you
Books, games and other ways to entertain your family and yourself
Food, crate, and other supplies to care for your pet

Met-Ed also is offering free water and ice to customers remaining out of service. Customers can pick up water and ice at the following locations:

Giant Food Store, 3560 Route 611, Stroudsburg, Pa.
Giant Food Store, 837 Male Road, Windgap, Pa.
Giant Food Store, 859 Nazareth Pike, Nazareth, Pa.
Dingmans Volunteer Fire Department, 680 Log Tavern Road, Milford, Pa.
Bushkill Volunteer Fire Department, 123 Evergreen Drive, Bushkill, Pa.

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