More than 2k without power in Monroe, surrounding counties as storms roll through
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC)— More than 2,300 people in the Rochester area are without power Tuesday as storms worked through the area.
According to RG&E, a majority of those without power are in Monroe County, with more than 2,320 customers in the dark. Specifically, outages are being reported on the northeast side, near Irondequoit.
RG&E estimates power will be turned back on by 3:15 p.m.
Irondequoit Town Supervisor Dave Seeley tweeted the town has several down trees and tree limbs. If you happen to come across any of these, you’re asked to call the town’s Department of Public Works.
We have several downed limbs/trees in @irondequoit_ny. If it is in the road/sidewalk, please call DPW 336-6090. Do not attempt to move it! Our crews are out and responding.— Dave Seeley (@daveseeley430) July 6, 2021
Downed utility lines, please call @RGandE at 800-743-1701. All life/safety emergencies, call 9-1-1.
The First Alert Weather team has issued a Yellow Alert as parts of the region faced a severe thunderstorm warning.
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