BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — UPDATE : NYSEG has released an estimated time of restoration for customers impacted by Sunday’s weather saying that it expects to restore all customers impacted in the affected areas by 11:30 p.m. Monday.
While the company has completed restoration to more than 63,000 customers, roughly 3,000 customers primarily located in Lancaster and Cheektowaga will not be restored until tomorrow due to the extent of the damage in those areas.
NYSEG releases estimated restoration times – expects all impacted customers to be restored by tomorrow at 11:30 p.m. Read more: https://t.co/Wo5syHuNqR— NYSEG (@NYSEandG) January 12, 2020
The following customers will not be restored until tomorrow:
3k in Lancaster and Cheektowaga
60 in Randolph
16 in Ellington pic.twitter.com/Ud4L5VnNMJ
Waking up without power was commonplace Sunday across Western New York.
By 1 p.m, National Grid reported around 5,000 customers remained without power in the region.
At that time, NYSEG reported 12,000 without power in Erie County, down from around 40,000 there in the early morning hours. The most affected locales were Lancaster, Depew, Clarence, Alden and Elma.