Close to half-a-million left without power in Northampton, Lehigh, Berks counties

Posted: 7:39 PM EDT Oct 30, 2012   Updated: 7:39 PM EDT Oct 30, 2012
Power outage

Crews from PPL, MetEd and PECO Energy have been working around the clock to restore power.

More than 360,000 PPL customers are still without power, as of mid-afternoon Tuesday.

That includes more than 112,000 in Lehigh County, and more than 56,000 thousand in Northampton.

As for Met-Ed customers, more than 55,000 are in the dark in Northampton County and more than 50,000 are affected in Berks.