NYSEG Continues Power Restoration to Remaining Customers Affected by Latest Storm - 9 a.m.
BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK - April 17, 2018 9 a.m. NYSEG, a subsidiary of AVANGRID Inc., continues its power restoration efforts to its more than 3,400 customers still affected by the recent heavy winds and rain. Since the start of this event, more than 40,000 customers have been affected. As of 9 am, more than 36,600 customers have had their service restored.
The company continues to shift resources to the affected areas and will do so until power is restored to every customer. NYSEG also wants to remind everyone to stay away from downed power lines because even lines that appear dead can be dangerous.
|Columbia||11:30 p.m., Tonight|
|Dutchess||2:00 p.m., Today|
|Rensselaer||11:30 p.m., Tonight|
|Sullivan||4:00 p.m., Today|
|Washington||11:30 p.m., Tonight|
NYSEG offer the following reminders:
Safety After a Storm
- Stay out of flooded or damp basements or other areas if water is in contact with outlets, a furnace or any electrically operated appliance that is energized. The water or moisture may conduct electricity. Contact may cause serious or fatal injury.
- You may have a lot of tree debris in your yard following a storm. Wait until power line repairs are complete before you begin your storm cleanup.
- Turn on appliances and sensitive electronic equipment one at a time to avoid overloading circuits.
- Replenish emergency supplies used during the storm.
- Additional storm safety information is available at www.nyseg.com (click on Outage Central and then on Storm Safety).