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-- Governor Cuomo is helping get this gas such shortage -- fixed pretty soon at your car bridge back open -- think so get it.
Tom -- due -- some relief here pretty quickly but I'm telling -- it's a big story not only in New York but New Jersey and other states -- and on the East Coast.
As well and we got -- -- New Jersey where we -- Liz MacDonald on the saying -- -- what do you say.
Hey good to be with you guys are about forty miles of I would consider earlier sixty -- -- trend that we have forty miles north of New York City and what we're seeing -- -- lines continue to grow their about it -- mile long line outside -- here this pilot and vision.
In New Jersey and we did have state troopers trying to keep the peace that here governor -- is saying that.
Fuel tankers are entering New York Harbor and damage -- terminals are being reopened inexpensive fuel shortage.
To begin easing quickly and we've got more news for you.
80% of the gas stations in New Jersey are off line they do not have powered.
Fox Business has learned from triple ways new Jersey's Cathleen Lewis.
That the reason why 80% of the gas stations in New Jersey are off line.
-- due to power issues electrical power is needed to run that gas pumps and it's also needed to run the gas pipelines that deliver the fuel.
Into the area so beaten -- expectation though according to authorities -- that this fuel problem.
Will be starting to ease come Sunday and into next week.
But for now -- AAA and the authorities are saying.
If you do not need to be on the road don't beyond the -- tried to ease the gas crisis as fast as we can.
We talk to drivers online -- hear -- say this reminds them of their early seventies that the OPEC crisis but that is not the problem it is a power problem.
That meeting the electricity is not coming into the gas stations in New Jersey to get the fuel pumps up and running on any given that few -- and it.
-- house people's moods there I am standing.
Upsetting I hope out there and the other question is what about the prices normal prices in terms of a -- up the prices.
Yeah that's an important question we are seeing normal prices trending around three dollars and eighty cents a gallon.
And answer the mood of the people here but we're seeing here is this gas station is trying to do -- -- there.
Their own president crowd control and -- workers let me set the scene for -- he -- -- -- with orange flags and they're trying to keep the cars back.
Down and -- lines in order to not have them do it pileup like airplanes on a runway and so they can better control that.
The -- and -- tempers here but you see the people here are being very patient the hours we're waiting here are now trending around two -- long wait to get gas here in New Jersey.
We're hearing four to five hours and other spots coming off the George Washington Bridge we have seen a number of gas lines -- -- steadily growing.
So you can imagine those hour wait long -- like -- are gonna be lengthening throughout the day we're gonna stay on top of this story very throughout the day get a get a that -- -- -- -- in -- -- and New Jersey -- -- -- And it is --
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