NYSEG, RG&E prepare for weekend winter storm

NYSEG, RG&E prepare for weekend winter storm

January 18, 2019 03:57 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - NYSEG and RG&E are monitoring weather forecasts and preparing for the major winter storm that is set to bring heavy snow, gusty winds, and polar air to our area this weekend. 

Snow accumulation could bring tree limbs into contact with power lines. Crews from both companies are ready to respond to downed power lines and potential power interruptions.

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NYSEG and RG&E customers are urged to monitor forecasts throughout the weekend and sign up for Outage Alerts to receive updates on the status of restoration in the area. 

For more information on receiving alerts click here for NYSEG and here for RG&E. 

If you see any downed power lines, contact NYSEG at 1-800-572-1131 or RG&E at 1-800-743-170.

News10NBC will also keep you up to date on-air and online with full coverage of the winter storm.

Click here to watch the latest First Alert Full Weather Forecast. 

To stay informed, download the WHEC First Alert Weather app in your app store.


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