UTICA, N.Y. (UPDATED) – Several National Grid customers were without power in areas of Utica, Oriskany and Whitesboro Friday.
About 1,700 Utica residents and businesses between Utica College and St. Elizabeth Medical Center were without power from 9:45 a.m. until just before noon.
Roughly 965 customers between Oriskany and Whitesboro reported more outages around 11 a.m. when high winds caused a tree to knock down a section of wires on Wood Road.
Power was restored to many of those customers by noon. As of 12:30 p.m., 335 customers were still waiting for their service to return.
Clinton customers between Skyline Drive and Route 12 in Kirkland were also experiencing outages, but power was restored before noon.