Hundreds Without Power in Yorktown, Somers

Wind and rain cause power outages in the area.

Updated, 11 a.m. Wednesday

Yorktown police reports that all roads have been cleared and there are no problems in town related to the storm. 

Updated, 10:22 a.m. Wednesday

The number of NYSEG customers who remain without power this morning in Yorktown remains the same as last night – 97; while the number of NYSEG customers in Somers has decreased – from 1,516 to 558 homes. Check NYSEG's outage map for restoration times.

Power has also been restored this morning to some ConEd customers in Yorktown. There are about 56 homes still without electricity this morning. The estomated restoration time for those customers is Wednesday, Sept. 19 by 11 p.m. 

Original story:

Strong and gusty winds from today's rain and thunderstorms left hundreds of Yorktown and Somers residents without power. The NWS forecast called for heavy rain, totaling up to two inches, before the storm front moves out Wednesday night.

The traffic lights at Route 139 and Brick Hill Road, as well as Route 139 and Lovell Street were out and there was no power on Lovell and Roundtop Lane as of 7 p.m., according to a Patch reader who sent in the information. 

In addition, more than 1,600 homes late Tuesday night were still experiencing last the inconvenience of a power outage. Check NYSEG's outage map for restoration times.

NYSEG reports the following outages in the area: 

Town Customers Served Total outages SOMERS T

9,091 1,516 YORKTOWN T 6,405 97

About 12,000 ConEd customers were without power in Westchester County as of 10 p.m. Most are expected to be restored by 2 a.m. Sept. 19. Customers can report downed power lines, outages and check service restoration status online by computer, cell phone, or smart phone at www.conEd.com. About 200 Yorktown customers were still without power Tuesday night.

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