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Storms knock out power for thousands in Rochester area

Storms knock out power for thousands in Rochester area

August 22, 2017 04:41 PM

Thousands of homes were in the dark after storms ripped through the greater Rochester area.

According to RG&E and NYSEG's websites, more than 9,000 customers were without power Tuesday afternoon in Monroe, Ontario and Wayne counties after the first set of storms ripped through.

The hardest hit area in Monroe County was Chili where 5,000 customers were in the dark.

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More storms are expected to roll through our area Tuesday afternoon.

No outage numbers were available for Livingston County.

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