March 27, 2021
6:50am – As of this posting, just before 7am on Saturday morning, the Town of Canisteo still has 178 power outages.
Last night at about 10pm, NYSEG put out this statement:
New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E) are responding after powerful winds disrupted service to customers on Friday. Currently, approximately 15,700 NYSEG and 2,100 RG&E customers are without power. The hardest hit areas include NYSEG’s Elmira (1,990 outages), Geneva (1,702 outages), Lancaster (5,792 outages) and Oneonta (2,999 outages) divisions, which include Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chenango, Delaware, Erie, Greene, Herkimer, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Ontario, Otsego, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Ulster and Wayne counties. While strong wind gusts continue in eastern portions of the state,
the companies announced that they expect to restore 95% of all customers impacted by the storm by 10 p.m. on Saturday.