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973-543-7152 • 2 West Main Street • Mendham, NJ 07945

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Potential Power Outage Information (JCP&L)

Release Date: August 04, 2020

  • In the event that power outages occur due to severe weather, customers without power are encouraged to report their outage by calling 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877), clicking the “Report Outage” link on, or texting “OUT” to 544487.    
  • Customers should immediately report downed wires to 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) or call their local police department.  JCP&L reminds customers to stay away from downed wires, even if they believe they are no longer carrying electricity. Downed trees may create road hazards, and may be entangled with power lines. Extreme caution should be used. Motorists are cautioned to treat intersections with inoperable traffic signals as four-way stops.  
  • JCP&L customers can subscribe to email and text message alert notifications to receive weather updates in advance of major storms and updates on scheduled or extended power outages.  Visit to enroll.
  • Follow JCP&L on Twitter @JCP_L, on Facebook at or online at