Nearly 10,000 without power in Orleans County
National Grid says power estimated to be restored at 3 p.m. on Thursday
Nearly 10,000 National Grid customers in Orleans County are without power, among the 103,672 National Grid customers who have lost electricity due to the high winds knocking down trees and wires in Upstate NY.
Orleans County has been hit hard by the wind with 9,802 of National Grid’s 18,221 customers without power, that’s more than half of the customers in Orleans County. National Grid said it expects power to be restored in Orleans at 3 p.m. on Thursday.
Other nearby counties also have extensive power outages, including Genesee, 16,016 without electricity; Niagara, 24,135; Monroe, 8,752; and Erie, 8,445.