Update 9:16 a.m. Saturday:
Several more residents report having power restored, including a large portion of the Latimer Farms neighborhood and the businesses along Second Street Pike.
Unfortunately, not all of the township has been so lucky.
There are many spots throughout town still without power - including several like Charlotte Avenue - where one side of the street has power but neighbors on the other side do not. Neighbors on Stahl Road, East Maple Drive, Fern Road and parts of Bristol Road also report still being in the dark this morning.
PECO is reporting some .
Many of those in Southampton who have yet have their power restored are now being given estimates of Monday, Nov. 5 as the earliest time to expect service.
Update 8:41 a.m. Friday:
Power outages still plague Upper Southampton Township Friday morning.
Most Centennial Schools are holding classes this morning; Klinger Elementary School remains closed due to a lack of power.
OLGC school also remains closed this Friday.
Handfuls of residents report that their power was restored sometime in the last 24 hours, but many more are still left in the dark, especially those living along Second Street Pike as well as in the Latimer Farms and Casey Park neighborhoods.
Most remain hopeful that their power will be restored before the weekend.
Update 11:52 a.m. Thursday:
Much of Upper Southampton Township is still in the dark Thursday morning.
PECO released a statement saying it expects to be able to restore service to approximately 80-90 percent of customers impacted by the storm by Friday night. Service for most of the remaining customers should be restored during the weekend. Some customers, in the most damaged and isolated areas may be without electric service until next week.
Update 10:42 a.m. Wednesday:
Schools remain closed as Southampton continues to recover from the storm.
Upper Southampton Chief of Police Ron MacPherson discourages residents from celebrating Halloween on Wednesday evening, and asked residents to trick-or-treat on Saturday between the hours of 3 and 6 p.m.
Update 7:42 p.m. Tuesday:
PECO Communications Specialist Ben Armstrong said approximately 180,000 customers across Bucks County were still in the dark Tuesday evening.
According to a outage map on the PECO website, less than 3,500 of those customers are in Upper Southampton Township.
"Residents without power are encouraged to call 800-841-4141. Once callers provide an address, representatives at that number will be able to give an estimate for restoration," Armstrong said.
Armstrong said there are some 490,000 people across PECO's service area still without power Tuesday evening. He said because of the widespread damage caused by the storm it could take up to a week before power is restored to all customers.
Update: 5:05 p.m. Tuesday
Several neighbors in the Burgundy Hills section of Southampton report that power has been restored to their area.
Residents on Cushmore Road report receiving automated phone calls from PECO stating power would be restored by 8 p.m. Tuesday evening.
Both Kenny's Spirited Eatery and the Churchville Inn are open.
Original story below:
As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, most businesses within Southampton remained closed.
Power still had not been restored and many homes could be seen with open garages and generators running.
The traffic lights along Street Road and along Second Street Pike were not functioning, many were replaced by stop signs while a few major intersections had police directing traffic.
"Due to the severity of the storm PECO is not able to speak about specific locales or offer restoration estimates at this time," said Senior Communications Specialist Liz Williamson.
Williamson said customers can all 800-841-4141 to report an outage; she said later this afternoon (after 4 p.m.) representatives at that number would also be able to provide an estimated restoration time.
The only businesses noted as open at this time were the Giant Food Store on Second Street Pike and the Hess Express station at the intersection of Street Road and Second Street Pike.