BUFFALO, N.Y. — Thousands of NYSEG customers were without power Saturday morning, thanks to the weather.
More than 6,900 NYSEG customers were affected at the height of outages, with most of the outages in the areas of Buffalo, Cheektowaga, and Depew.
A spokesperson for Avangrid, the parent company of NYSEG, said the weather played a role in the outages on Saturday. There was heavy rain on Saturday morning across Western New York.
As of 11:30 p.m. Saturday, power was still out for more than 5,000 National Grid customers across Western New York, including more than 2,500 in Niagara County and 1,200 in Wyoming County. By 2:45 p.m. Sunday, that overall number had dropped to 1,000, with 650 of those in Wyoming County.
As of 11:30 p.m., power was still out for over 700 NYSEG customers across Western New York. Bay 2:45 p.m. Sunday, that number had dropped to 30.