Power restored for more than 18,000 homes on Long Island

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Over 18,000 people were left without power briefly on Tuesday evening in Long Beach, according to PSEG. 

"Please be advised, there is currently a city-wide power outage, including all traffic lights," the city said in a post on Facebook. "Please avoid all unnecessary travel at this time while PSEG works to address the issue."

Power was restored by 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday evening.

The cause of the outage is currently unknown.