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Severe storms knock out power to 11,000+ Capital Region customers

This branch came down on a car in Albany. This branch came down on a car in Albany. | Photo: Emily DeVito / WNYT.

August 17, 2019 12:54 AM

Severe storms rocked parts of the Capital Region on Thursday evening.

Right now, it appears Albany County was the hardest hit with reports of trees and power lines down.

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As of around 7:15 p.m. Friday, National Grid's website listed more than 10,000 customers out in the county – including 7,000 in the city itself.

Rensselaer County also had another 1,000+ customers without power.

According to National Grid, some areas in the city of Albany may not get their power restored until Saturday afternoon.


MORE INFORMATION: National Grid power outage map

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