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Photo courtesy of Katie Hennings -- A tree falls in a yard in Little Falls after severe thunderstorms on Oct. 7, 2020.

National Grid has restored power to most of its customers who lost service due to severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon.

Posted: Oct 8, 2020 2:24 PM
Updated: Oct 8, 2020 2:39 PM

National Grid has restored power to most of its customers who lost service due to severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon.

According to National Grid, more than 118,000 customers were impacted after strong winds left several trees and a power lines down across upstate.

More than 10,000 lost power initially in the Mohawk Valley alone.

National Grid and the New York State Electric and Gas Corporation (NYSEG) have been working to restore power to residents since the storms hit.

The number of people without power as of 2 p.m. Thursday, and the estimated restoration times, are listed below by county:

  • Herkimer County: 359, 7 p.m.
  • Oneida County: 997, 9:30 p.m.
  • Otsego County: 3,166, still assessing condition

National Grid says there may be some single-customer outages that won’t be resolved until Friday, Oct. 9.

New York Coronavirus Cases

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Cases: 2382450

Reported Deaths: 54983
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Queens30525510139
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Nassau2063723251
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New York1612914603
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Monroe778961155
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Oneida25714546
Niagara22094382
Broome21664385
Saratoga18388187
Ulster16310271
Schenectady15251215
Rensselaer13276154
Putnam1180896
Chautauqua10909156
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Chemung9021145
St. Lawrence8864115
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Steuben8342157
Cayuga7907100
Sullivan778781
Jefferson744271
Wayne693978
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Herkimer5989117
Tompkins592659
Clinton565534
Madison538697
Fulton529897
Livingston516366
Montgomery5076133
Cortland481170
Warren468476
Columbia4632108
Tioga438567
Chenango416886
Otsego416251
Allegany400092
Greene393883
Washington392662
Wyoming390154
Orleans361184
Franklin351216
Lewis317736
Delaware305640
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Essex193429
Yates139626
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Hamilton4073
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