Severe storms knock out power to 11,000+ Capital Region customers
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.
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
Closer look at the damage to one car pic.twitter.com/6pPMr5BWvz— Emily De Vito (@emilydevito) August 16, 2019
Typically I don’t mind walking through a little rain. This is not a little rain. pic.twitter.com/eTVlWue5OZ— Jerry Gretzinger (@JerryGretzWNYT) August 16, 2019
Updated: August 17, 2019 12:54 AM
Created: August 16, 2019 07:20 PM
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