UPDATE, 12:35 a.m.: More than 1,500 utility customers remain without power as efforts continue overnight to restore power after high winds crossed the GLOW region on Sunday.

Wyoming County appeared to be the hardest hit with 1,259 National Grid customers without power and restoration estimates, when available, as late as noon Monday.

The areas most affected were Orangeville, with 694 customers out, and Wethersfield, with 444 customers out -- or nearly all customers in those towns. No restoration time was available as crews were still assessing conditions, according to the National Grid online outage map.

Also in Wyoming County, the town of Attica has 113 customers out, with restoration expected by noon; the village of Attica has two out, with restoration expected by 11 a.m., and a single customer out in Covington, according to the outage map.

National Grid was also reporting 262 customers without power in Orleans County, 84 in Genesee County and 76 in Livingston County. Crews were still assessing conditions in connection with those outages.

In Orleans County, the outages include 119 customers in Shelby, 103 in Ridgeway, 18 in Kendall, 11 in Carlton, 5 in Gaines, 3 in Murray, 2 in Clarendon and one in the village of Albion.

In Genesee County, the outages include 68 customers in Alabama, 7 in Batavia, 6 in Darien, and single customers in Oakfield, Pembroke and Stafford.

In Livingston County, all 76 outages were customers in Lima.

Rochester Gas & Electric was continuing its work to restore power in Livingston County, where it reported a total of 9 customers without power - 6 in Nunda and 3 in Portage, down from 92 customers about two hours earlier.

UPDATE, 10:45 p.m.: Nearly 1,900 utility customers are without power in the GLOW region as high winds continue to cross the region.

Of the 1,863 customers without power in Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming counties, there are 1,771 National Grid customers affected.

National Grid is still assessing conditions, and did not have estimated restoration times posted to its power outage map.

Wyoming County has the most customers out – 1,259, according to National Grid’s power outage map. The areas most affected include Orangeville, with 694 customers out, and Wethersfield, with 444 customers out – or nearly all customers in the two towns.

The town of Attica has 113 customers out, while the village of Attica has two out and the town of Covington has a single customer out, according to National Grid.

Orleans County has 261 National Grid customers without power in six towns. Customers affected include 119 in Shelby, 63 in Carlton, 30 in Clardendon, 22 in Ridgeway, 5 in Gaines, and 4 in Murray.

In Genesee County, National Grid reports 248 customers affected, with more than half in the town of Alabama where 148 customers are without power, according to the utility’s outage map.

Other outages include 47 in the town of Le Roy, 21 in Darien, 18 in Oakfield, 7 in the town of Batavia, 5 in the city of Batavia, and single customers in Pembroke and Stafford.

National Grid also reported 3 customers without power in Livingston County, all in Lima.

Rochester Gas & Electric is reporting 92 customers without power in Livingston County. The numbers include 65 in Dalton, 22 in Nunda and 5 in Portage. For most customers, estimated restoration times are 12:15 a.m. and 12:45 a.m. Monday, with some estimated at 1:15 a.m. Monday. A handful of small outages – mostly single customers – may not see power restored until 3:30 a.m. Monday, according to RG&E’s outage list.

A high wind warning remains in effect until 1 a.m. Monday for Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties.

The warning also includes Niagara, Monroe and northern Erie counties.

Southwest winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph expected, according to the National Weather Service.

A wind advisory continues until 11 tonight for Livingston and Ontario counties.

South winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected, the Weather Service said.

UPDATE, 5:35 p.m.:

A high wind warning remains in effect until 1 a.m. Monday for Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties.

The warning also includes Niagara, Monroe and northern Erie counties.

Southwest winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph expected, according to the National Weather Service.

The most widespread strong winds will be through mid-evening, the Weather Service said.

A wind advisory continues until 11 tonight for Livingston and Ontario counties.

South winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected, the Weather Service said.

UPDATE, 4:15 p.m.: The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 5 p.m. that includes Livingston, southeastern Genesee and eastern Wyoming counties.

The warning also includes western Wayne, Allegany, Monroe and Ontario counties.

At 3:55 p.m., severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Albion to 6 miles south of Franklinville, moving east at 55 mph. The storms were accompanied by 60 mph wind gusts, according to the Weather Service.

Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees, the Weather Service said.

Locations to be affected include Rochester, Greece, Irondequoit, Chili, Geneva, Canandaigua, Geneseo, East Rochester, Hilton, Webster, Le Roy, Wyoming, Nunda,

Fillmore, Angelica, and Mount Morris. This includes Interstate 390 between exits 4 and 12, Interstate 90 between exits 46 and 42 and Interstate 86 between exits 29 and 33.

UPDATE, 3:45 p.m.: The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 4:30 p.m. for parts of Western New York.

All of Western New York remains under a severe thunderstorm watch until 6 p.m.

The warning includes Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties, and also Cattaraugus, Erie, Niagara, southeastern Chautauqua, western Allegany and northwestern Monroe counties.

At 323 p.m., severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles west of Newfane to 6 miles south of Jamestown west, moving east at 65 mph, the Weather Service said.

Weather Service radar is indicating 70 mph wind gusts with the storm.

Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings, the Weather Service said.

Locations to be affected include Buffalo, Cheektowaga, West Seneca, North Tonawanda, Jamestown, Clarence, Lockport, Lackawanna, Batavia, South Dayton, Gowanda, Springville, East Aurora, Corfu, Medina, Alden, Randolph, and Kenmore.

This includes Interstate 90 between exits 57 and 47 and Interstate 86 between exits 9 and 28.

This is a dangerous situation, the Weather Service said.

These storms have a history of producing widespread wind damage across northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania. Seek shelter now inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows, the Weather Service said.

Original story:

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Western New York, including the four GLOW region counties.

The warning is in effect until 6 p.m. tonight.

New York counties included in the warming are Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, Wyoming, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates county.

A line of severe thunderstorms over Ohio and Lake Erie at 1 p.m. is moving rapidly east and is expected to cross Western New York during the mid to late afternoon, the Weather Service said.

If this line of thunderstorms maintains intensity, it may produce damaging winds across Western

New York. The line of thunderstorms will also mark the rapid onset of a more general area of strong winds that will last through the evening hours, the Weather Service said.

A high wind warning remains in effect until 1 a.m. Monday for Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties. The warning also includes Monroe, Niagara, and northern Erie counties.

Southwest winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph are expected, the Weather Service said.

A wind advisory is in effect until 11 p.m. tonight for Livingston, Ontario, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties.

South to southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected, the Weather Service said.

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