Power could be restored by 6:30 p.m., according to LIPA's outage map.
The power authority is closely monitoring weather conditions and electric usage throughout the area, and will continue to have extra crews available to respond to outages that may be associated with the hot weather.
“LIPA has a sufficient supply to meet customer demand," John D. McMahon, chief operating officer for LIPA, said in a press release. “We remain in close communication with our elected officials, municipalities, the office of emergency management, and our critical care customers and facilities during this sustained heat event.”
The current temperature in Malverne is 96 degrees, but it actually feels like 107 degrees with the heat index. An excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 p.m. Friday.
To report an outage call 1-800-490-0025 or visit LIPA’s storm center online.