Power is back for most WNYers

Amherst

UPDATE – 9:45 a.m:

Power has been restored for most NYSEG and National Grid customers in western New York.

UPDATE – 9 a.m:

Power has returned to most NYSEG customers in the southtowns, but it remains out for more than 300 National Grid customers in Amherst.

ORIGINAL:

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) — More than 1,000 NYSEG and National Grid customers in Erie County woke up without power Monday morning.

Roughly 700 were found in the southtowns — places like Orchard Park, West Seneca and East Aurora. Approximately 300 other outages were reported in Amherst, south of Sweet Home Middle School.

Customers in the southtowns are expected to get their power back within the hour, but those in Amherst might not have it again until Noon.

4 WARN WEATHER | Lake effect snow continues through Tuesday morning

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