Power lines burn on Route 312 in Southeast after storms ripped through the Lower Hudson Valley on Nov. 15, 2020.
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Nearly 4,000 Hudson Valley customers are without power after an overnight storm led to outages Monday morning.
Con Edison reported 1,121 Westchester County customers without power as of 2 p.m. The estimated restoration time is 11 p.m. Monday, according to the utility’s online outage map.
NYSEG reported,as of 1:20 p.m., 333 Dutchess customers were without power, 223 customers in Putnam, 42 in Sullivan, 18 in Ulster and 1,373 in Westchester.
Orange & Rockland Utilities,which has customers in Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster counties, reported 53 customers were without service as of 1:40 p.m.
Central Hudson said 602 Dutchess customers were without power as of 1:50 p.m., as were 207 Ulster customers and 20 Orange County customers. Putnam and Sullivan counties’ coverage areas were restored. Power restoration in Dutchess is estimated for 11 p.m. Monday.
Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corp. warned its customers that a line of thunderstorms was developing Sunday night, bringing wind gusts up to 50 mph or greater.
Andrei Evbuoma, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Albany, said in the mid-Hudson Valley partly to mostly sunny skies are expected Monday, with wind gusts up to 30 mph in Ulster and Dutchess counties and winds in the Westchester area around 10 mph.
“We do have lake effect rains and snow showers this morning,” Evbuoma said about the northern western zone of the mid-Hudson Valley. “There will also be breezy conditions.”
Westchester is not expected to see any snow but the lows may decline to the lower 50s. Winds are forecasted to be widespread across the Hudson Valley.
Reporter Michael P. McKinney contributed to this report.
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