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Sunday, October 30, 2011

Hudson Valley, NY - Over 126,000 Without Power In New York From October Snow

The streets of the Village of Kiryas Joel in New York on Oct 30 2011, after a rare October snows storm blanketed the northeast

Hudson Valley, NY - More than 126,000 customers throughout New York are without power after an unusually early snowfall brought down trees and power lines.

The counties in the Hudson Valley were the hardest hit. Orange and Rockland reported more than 36,000 customers without power in Rockland County, and just under 20,000 customers in the dark in Orange County.

New York State Electric and Gas had more than 32,000 customers out in Putnam County, along with more than 11,400 in Dutchess and 5,600 in Orange.

National Grid had 6,300 customers out in Rensselaer County, and 3,800 in Albany County.

The outages were among 2.7 million along the East Coast due to the October snow.

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