Of the 1,703 customers in North Bellmore reportedly without power Tuesday night, nearly 600 remain in the dark as of 7 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to the Long Island Power Authority.
Residents near the intersection of North Jerusalem Road and East Meadow Avenue were among the worst affected. A few outages also remain near Merrick Road and Bellmore Avenue as well.
According to the LIPA Storm Outage map, crews have been assigned to the area and power is expected to be restored by 9:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.
The region was under a tornado watch until 11 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.
The alert is in addition to the Wind Advisory issued earlier, which called for gusts of up to 55mph. Wind damage has already been reported, from power outages in the Towns of Hempstead, North Hempstead and Oyster Bay to downed trees blocking roadways in Glen Cove.
To report an outage to LIPA, call 1-800-490-0075 or visit the LIPA Storm Center.