Sandy update breakdown: Hurricane impact in New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, more

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Superstorm Sandy has spent much of its fury crashing into homes and trees, and two days after downing power and wrecking cities on the East Coast, the storm's winds have slowed but are still delivering gale force gusts.

The center of the broad swath, with a size that has been compared to that of a large nation, was 50 miles east-northeast of Pittsburgh at 11 p.m. Eastern time, according to the National Weather Service. It continues moving towards Canada.

Its system still reaches from the Appalachians to the Great Lakes and beyond to Canada, and it is triggering winter storm warnings from the mountains of Pennsylvania to those of Eastern Tennessee and North Carolina.

Mountain regions in Maryland and West Virginia should see additional snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches making for total of 1 to 3 feet dropped by the superstorm.

Farther north, the National Weather Service warns of the possibility of continued flooding due to rainfall, and high southerly winds could blow a small storm surge into the upper shores of the eastern Great Lakes.

High tides along the coast will come in on top of what is left of Sandy's storm surge, possibly causing some flooding.

A running CNN tally reflects a steady restoration of power to affected areas, but early Wednesday, nearly 6.3 million customers were still without power in 15 states and Washington.

Here's a look at how Sandy has affected the United States and Canada.

CONNECTICUT

-- The death toll stands at two, according to state police spokesman Lt J. Paul Vance. The victims -- one of them a firefighter in Easton -- were killed by falling trees.

-- 496,000 customers were without power, according to utilities.

DELAWARE

-- Power is still out for 8,600 customers, authorities said. Delmarva Power said it plans to have power restored by Friday at 6 p.m.

-- Gov. Jack Markell removed driving restrictions Tuesday evening.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

-- Power has nearly been completely restored. 1,730 customers were without power according to CNN's latest tally.

-- Metro transportation bus and rail service is expected to be back to normal for Wednesday morning's commute.

MAINE

-- The National Weather Service issued a flood watch for much of the state Wednesday morning, as heavy rainfall is expected to move through, as Sandy heads towards Canada.

-- More than 80% of power outages have been remedied, according to Central Power Maine. About 16,500 customers were still without electricity, according to a CNN tally.

MARYLAND

-- The death toll remains at two.

-- After a raw sewage leak Tuesday, power has been restored to the processing plant. Howard County said that drinking water was not effected.

-- Utilities said 182,000 customers were without power.

MASSACHUSETTS

-- "Wave goodbye to Sandy!" the National Weather Service office in Boston posted to Twitter early Wednesday. "The effects from this storm gradually come to an end today."

-- Utilities said 111,000 customers were without power.

-- Utilities paired tree removal and power restoration crews, rather than having them work separately, so that work could be done more efficiently.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

-- A flood warning is in effect for the Saco River until Wednesday afternoon.

-- New Hampshire's power suppliers reported 83,000 customers without electricity.

NEW JERSEY

-- Sandy has killed at least six people in the Garden State, according to Gov. Chris Christie.

-- Obama will travel Wednesday to New Jersey to join the governor in widespread viewing damage, talking with people recovering and thanking first responders, the White House said.

-- It will take weeks for rail service to resume on the coastline, according to the New Jersey Transit Rail. Downed trees covered the tracks in many areas, ripping down power lines with them, while other sections of track are washed out.

Service on the Northeast Corridor Line also remains suspended.

-- Amtrak service is to resume Wednesday between Newark and points south, between Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia, and between Boston and Portland, Maine.

PATH train service -- which typically ferries 245,000 people under the Hudson River to New York City each weekday -- will take six to nine days to restore, Christie said. New Jersey Transit train, bus and light rail service remain suspended, he said.

Newark Liberty International will open Wednesday, but Teterboro airport remains closed.

-- The state was hit the hardest by power outages, and over 2 million customers remain without electricity, according to CNN's tally.

NEW YORK

-- Sandy killed at least 15 people in New York state, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday.

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The NYPD on Wednesday reported a higher number of fatalities for New York City alone, placing the toll at 22. Mayor Michael Bloomberg had on Tuesday also reported a number higher than the state total.

-- The police department released videos Wednesday to Youtube of helicopter rescues on Staten Island the day before. Rescuers brought six people to safety, who had been trapped in their homes by flood waters.

-- Amtrak said flooding into its tunnels under the Hudson and East Rivers made it impossible to predict when service would be restored to Penn Station.

-- Bloomberg said more than 80 houses were lost in a fire in the Breezy Point section of Queens.

-- John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport are to reopen Wednesday at 7 a.m. with limited service, Port Authority said. LaGuardia and Teterboro airports remained closed.

-- About 1.9 million are still without power, suppliers said.

-- Buses service will run on regular routes Wednesday, MTA announced, though there may be detours and "substantial waits." But subway tunnels remain flooded with no estimated time for repair.

-- A crane atop a luxury Manhattan skyscraper under construction is dangling over West 57th Street.

NORTH CAROLINA

-- The death toll remains at two.

-- The captain of HMS Bounty is still missing.

-- Power has been virtually completely restored.

-- The state of emergency for 24 counties in the western part of the state remains in effect because of snow.

OHIO

-- The state has dispatched nearly 400 crews to clear storm debris.

-- Suppliers said 152,000 homes and businesses were without power.

PENNSYLVANIA

-- The death toll in the state remains at three, including an 8-year-old boy, who was struck by a tree limb.

-- Utilities said 903,000 homes and businesses were without power.

 

RHODE ISLAND

-- The union's smallest state, with slightly more than 1 million residents, reported 66,000 customers without electricity.

-- The state has closed most of its emergency shelters.

VIRGINIA

-- Virginia's death toll remains at two, both traffic fatalities.

-- The number of customers without power stood at 60,000.

-- The state has seen heavy snowfall.

WEST VIRGINIA

-- West Virginia is still seeing feet of snowfall from Sandy, and a winter storm warning is still in effect there, with more snow expected in the Appalachian Mountains.

-- One fatality has been attributed to the storm so far.

-- Utilities said 236,000 customers had lost power.

CANADA

-- Superstorm Sandy is adrift to the north towards Canada, sending gale force gusts across the Great Lakes.

-- Power has been restored to 113,000, with 37,000 still without electricity, the provincial energy minister said.

-- Sandy's effects will be felt for a few days in Ontario, according to its government website. Rains have caused flooding and road closures.

-- Authorities blamed flying debris for the death of a Toronto woman.

CNN's Marina Carver contributed to this report.

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