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Power restored to hundreds of Western New Yorkers following overnight thunderstorms

Hundreds of power outages were reported Monday morning in Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties.
Credit: WGRZ

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Hundreds of Western New Yorkers were without power Monday morning as strong thunderstorms made their way through the region overnight.

As of 12:40 p.m., over 100 National Grid customers were without power. Nearly 600 outages were reported in the morning, a majority of which were reported in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.

Power has been restored to nearly all affected residents in Chautauqua County and Cattaraugus County. Power is estimated to be restored to National Grid customers sometime after 2 p.m.

NYSEG customers in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties are also dealing with outages. As of 12:40 p.m., over 300 NYSEG customers were without power. Roughly 800 NYSEG customers were without power earlier in the morning.

Restoration times have not been provided at this time.