By morning, power had been restored for most of western New York.


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Around 5,700 people are without power in the City of Buffalo, according to a National Grid outage map, as of 11:25 p.m. Thursday.

According to Buffalo Police, this is affecting the areas of Lovejoy, Kaisertown and Schiller Park. It is also affecting about a dozen traffic signals.

Motorists should treat those intersections as four-way stops and use caution.

According to National Grid most power is not expected to be restored until 2 a.m. Friday.

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