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Tom Puckett
April 06, 2018 - 12:21 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) NYSEG says it is working to restore power to customers still in the dark following Wednesday's wind storms. Only limited outages remain. NYSEG says in a statement "Considerable progress was made by the resources working in the affected areas statewide. The vast majority of the...
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April 06, 2018 - 6:53 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Thousands of people are still without power as a result of Wednesday's wind storms in the region. As of 7 a.m. NYSEG is reporting 1,931 customers without power in Erie County. Over 250 customers in Wyoming County are also without power. However, Niagara, Cattaraugua, and...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
April 05, 2018 - 3:51 pm
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz says he is not happy with NYSEG's reponse to Wednesday's wind storms. "I know there are a lot of people frusrated with NYSEG outage map which shows that some areas are still out when they actually have been repaired," Poloncarz said. "Problem is they have no...
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WBEN Photo/Susan Rose
April 05, 2018 - 6:01 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - NYSEG and National Grid are continuing to work to restore power to thousands of Western New York customers in the dark following damaging winds Wednesday. As of 6 a.m., NYSEG reported that over 14,000 people in Erie County were without power. Over 400 National Grid customers...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A wild weather day in Western New York. A peak gust of 60 mph was recorded at the Buffalo Airport Wednesday morning. Niagara Falls Airport also reported 60 mph gusts in the 10am and 11am hours. Batavia received gusts of upwards of 65 mph. As winds have increased, temperatures...
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Richard Root
January 24, 2018 - 5:09 am
Clarence, NY (WBEN) - High winds knocked out power to two NYSEG substations yesterday evening. 11,000 customers were without power at one point. There were reports of outages in Clarence, Cheektowaga, and Amherst throughout the evening. The one substation in Elma was back online within hours, but...
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Richard Root
January 04, 2018 - 3:21 am
Brewster, NY (WBEN) - NYSEG says they're getting ready for the frigid air and additional snow Western New York is supposed to get Friday and Saturday. They say their storm readiness teams have been preparing and planning for the impacts of the storm, and the company is pre-positioning personnel and...
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NYSEG, along with Rochester Gas and Electric, could face millions of dollars in penalties as a result of a state investigation into their handling of the major windstorm that hit Western New York back in March The report states that NYSEG was not able to fully secure downed wires reported by...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
April 12, 2017 - 10:57 pm
EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Following Thursday’s public meetings where residents affected by the March windstorm voiced their displeasure over NYSEG’s response to the storm, residents are eager to learn what’s next in the investigation. “After these comments are given to the commission, which will...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
April 12, 2017 - 5:18 pm
EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Following last month’s power outages caused by the high winds through most of the region, a public meeting was held on Wednesday at the Southside Commerce Center Auditorium. Two sessions, one at 2 p.m. and another at 6 p.m., provided residents an opportunity to voice...
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