Friday Night: Bad Weather


The fever of hot weather is finally breaking.

Storms rolled through the north country Friday night, causing some damage and dropping temperatures.

In Jefferson and Lewis counties, the severe thunderstorm warning earlier in the evening was rolled back to a watch, set to expire at midnight.

 In St. Lawrence County, a "severe thunderstorm watch" was in effect until 11 pm Friday. Early in the evening, storms hit part of the county including Ogdensburg.

More than 6,000 National Grid customers were without power Friday night, concentrated in St. Lawrence County. The single biggest set of outages appeared to be south of Ogdensburg in Brasie Corners and the Hammond/Brier Hill area. Smaller outages were reported in the Parishville and Norwood areas, among others. There were minor outages in Jefferson and Lewis counties.

See power outage map.

We've received photos of the bad weather on our Facebook page, including a picture from Todd Zeller in Ogdensburg of a downed tree that just missed a house. (Todd also contributed the picture at the top of this story.)


Wednesday, October 26, 2016
, Watertown, NY

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