National Grid crews gather to deal with storm-related outages
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - In anticipation of the approaching storm, National Grid has assembled extra workers to help deal with power outages through the weekend.
High winds and heavy snowfall could cause trees and limbs to knock down power lines.
National Grid says it has brought in crews from as far away as Kentucky, Tennessee, and Canada.
There were scattered outages in Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties early Friday. You can check them out on National Grid’s outage map.
As of around 6:30 a.m., there were nearly 500 customers without power in Lewis County, around 600 in Jefferson County, and 900 in St. Lawrence County.
The bulk of the outages in Jefferson and St. Lawrence were in southern parts of both counties.
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