National Grid working to restore power in St. Lawrence County in wake of wind storm
A powerful wind storm knocked power out to thousands of homes yesterday in St. Lawrence County and thousands are still waiting for power company workers to fix issues in their hometown.
The storm caused trees and branches to fall on power lines which caused major outages across the North Country and rest of New York State.Most schools cancelled after-school activities and several have delayed this morning due to the storm.
As of 9 a.m. nearly 6,000 homes and businesses are still without power, according to National Grid.
Power is expected to be restored today, with times varying depending on locations.
According to the National Grid power outage map, 36 homes in Brasher are without power, 230 in Canton, 5 in Clare, 111 in Colton, 67 in DeKalb, 22 in DePeyster, less than 5 in Edwards, 329 in Fine and 86 in Fowler.
Also in the dark are 6 homes in Gouverneur, 49 in Hammond, less than 5 in Heuvelton, 109 in Hopkinton, 6 in Lawrence, 379 in Lisbon, less than 5 in Louisville, 265 in Macomb, 10 in Madrid and 24 in Morristown.
There are 361 homes without power in Norfolk, 753 in Norwood, 7 in Ogdensburg 273 in Parishville, 291 in Pierrepont, 31 in Pitcairn, 416 in Potsdam, 243 in Rossie, 30 in Russell, 435 in Stockholm and 53 in Waddington.
The high wind warning ended at 5 a.m. this morning.