Power outages across Long Island as Hurricane Sandy starts to roll in

Long Island Sandy Long Island Power Authority data map

Monday afternoon has just begun, Hurricane Sandy has only just begun showing its force on Long Island, and already the area is seeing tens of thousands of power outages.

The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is taking strides to avoid leaving Long Islanders in the dark.

Monday afternoon has just begun, Hurricane Sandy has only just begun showing its force on Long Island, and already the area is seeing tens of thousands of power outages. The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is taking strides to avoid literally leaving LI in the dark.

http://storify.com/GabbyAnania/as-sandy-rolls-in-long-island-faces-power-outages