March 2 (Reuters) - U.S. Northeast utilities said about 163,000 homes and businesses were without power on Friday because of a snow and ice storm in the region. Most of the current outages were in New York.
The following lists major outages according to the utilities' websites:
Power Company State/Pr Out Now Served
National Grid - New York NY 59,440 1,643,500 Avangrid - NYSEG NY 43,300 879,000 Fortis - Central Hudson NY 37,900 298,100 Avangrid - RGE NY 11,000 371,000 National Grid - Massachusetts MA 6,800 1,319,100 Con Edison - Orange & Rockland NY, NJ 2,800 299,000 Con Edison NY 1,000 3,323,500 National Grid - Rhode Island RI 700 492,600 PSEG - Long Island NY 200 1,146,900 Total 163,140
(Reporting by Scott DiSavino)