Power returns for thousands after morning outages in Erie County

Erie County

ALDEN, N.Y. (WIVB)

10:57 a.m.

The outages in Erie County have been resolved.

9:42 a.m.

The outage totals in Alden, Lancaster and Clarence have remained the same since the last update, but now, there are outages reported in Orchard Park and West Seneca, too. The highest total, 1,410, is reported in West Seneca.

Overall, more than 3,300 NYSEG customers in the county are without power. The restoration time is estimated to be 10:45 a.m. for West Seneca, but 12:30 p.m. for others.

Image from NYSEG website

ORIGINAL

Early Tuesday morning, NYSEG reported more than 4,800 customers without power.

Customers in Clarence, Lancaster, Alden and Marilla were impacted. By 8:10 a.m., the outages in Marilla were resolved, but 1,900 remained in the other areas.

Although it was initially estimated to be back by 7:30, NYSEG now believes the power will be restored by 9:30 a.m.

Alden schools are delayed by two hours, but the school day will end at the normal time.

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