Power restored to more than 90% of St. Law. County households that lost electricity in Tuesday's storm
The vast majority of St. Lawrence households have had their power restored with National Grid reporting its field force has restored service to 95 percent of the nearly 40,000 Central New Yorkers impacted by the damaging wind and rain storm that tore through the region last night.
Crews are continuing around-the-clock work that includes removing downed wires, trees, tree limbs, broken poles and other hazards after the torrential storm brought wind gusts of up to 50 mph. National Grid employees from western and eastern New York as well as outside contractors traveled to the region to support restoration efforts.Communities hardest hit by the storm include St. Lawrence, Jefferson, Franklin, Clinton, and Lewis, counties in Northern New York. Customers who remain without service as a result of the storm will have power restored hour-by-hour as crews continue the labor-intensive cleanup and restoration effort. Based on the current progress, National Grid is expecting full restoration by midnight tonight, with the limited potential for isolated single customer outages restored tomorrow morning.
The most accurate way for customers to check on the power restoration estimate for their specific address is to log into the “Report or Check Outage” page on National Grid’s Outage Central site. Customers who remain without power when their neighbors have been restored are encouraged to call National Grid at 1-800-867-5222.
For real-time power outage information, online outage reporting, and in-depth storm safety information, visit National Grid’s Outage Central website. Customers who create an online profile also can sign up for email alerts.
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