NYSEG POWER RESTORATION NEAR COMPLETION
(This will be the final update)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Plattsburgh, NY, September 15, 2008 (9:00 p.m.) – NYSEG is completing restoration for the customers who lost power as a result of high winds associated with the remnants of Hurricane Ike which swept through the area last night and this morning.
As of 9:00 p.m., less than 40 customers remain without power; down from a peak of about 5,000 customers. NYSEG crews will continue working until all customers’ electricity service is restored, with total restoration expected at approximately midnight tonight.
NYSEG is asking customers who have not yet called to report their power out to call 1.800.572.1131.