Storm knocks out power for 750 in Medina

Staff Reports Posted 16 March 2016 at 12:00 am

MEDINA – Lightning strikes early this afternoon have knocked out power for 749 in the Medina area, National Grid is reporting.

The company expects to have power restored at about 2:30 p.m. today.

The National Weather Service says showers with embedded thunderstorms will hit Orleans, northwestern Genesee, northwestern Monroe, northeastern Erie and Niagara counties this afternoon.

“Occasional lightning and dime size hail are possible with these storms,” the Weather Service said.