Thousands without power throughout local region

Fallen tree on power lines in Westernville

Thousands of people are without power this morning throughout the region.

Posted: Apr. 16, 2018 8:48 AM
Updated: Apr. 16, 2018 2:11 PM

UPDATE: As of 2 p.m., there are 4,776 National Grid customers without power in Oneida County, 592 without power in Herkimer County, fewer than five without power in Otsego County, and 180 without power in Madison County.

There are currently nine NYSEG customers without power in Herkimer County and 16 without power in Otsego County.

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UPDATE: As of 11:15 a.m., there are 6,788 National Grid customers without power in Oneida County, 1,045 without power in Herkimer County, fewer than five without power in Otsego County and 967 without power in Madison County.

There are currently 44 NYSEG customers without power in Oneida County, eight without power in Otsego County and three without power in Madison County.

To view the National Grid Power Outage Map, click here.

To view the list of NYSEG outages, click here.

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Thousands of people are without power this morning in Oneida, Herkimer, Otsego and Madison counties due to heavy winds, which have caused widespread tree damage and downed wires throughout the region.

According to the National Grid Power Outage Map, as of 9:15 a.m. there are 7,065 National Grid customers without power in Oneida County, 2,400 customers without power in Herkimer County, 884 customers without power in Otsego County and 864 customers without power in Madison County.

There are currently 21 NYSEG customers without power in Oneida County, 21 without power in Madison County one NYSEG customer without power in Otsego County.

The highest wind gust so far today was 52mph, around 4 a.m. Click here for the latest weather blog from the StormTracker 2 team about what you can expect for the rest of the day.

For more of the latest weather forecasts and information, visit wktv.com/weather.

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