Albany, NY (July 27, 2012)
Friday, July 27 – 2:30 PM:
NYSEG expects to have 90% of customer outages in all of its Divisions restored tonight, with the exception of the Elmira Division. A small number of customer outages in these divisions are anticipated to extend into Saturday.
In the more severely damaged Elmira area, the NYSEG expects to have 50% of customer outages restored tonight and 75% restored Saturday night. The remaining outages are likely to extend into Sunday. In addition to the 45 National Grid crews, NYSEG has 30 crews in route from Ohio to assist in restoring electric customers in Elmira.