Thousands of RG&E customers without power after storm rolls through Rochester region


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Strong wind, rain, and thunder knocked out power for thousands in the region Tuesday.

More than 3,200 RG&E customers were without power as of 1 p.m. Tuesday. By 3 p.m. the number of customers without power was around 1,000.

You can find the current number in the table below:

Power outages by county:

Power outage map:

RG&E urges homes to be prepared in power outage situations and stock up on flashlights, batteries, water and safety equipment. They offer a full storm safety checklist on their website.

Weather resources:

Check back with News 8 WROC as we will continue to update this developing story.

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