NYSEG crews scramble to restore power after Tuesday’s storm

High winds cause damage, outages

In Yorktown, trees in several neighborhoods were uprooted by the powerful storm.

NYSEG crews having been working around the clock to restore power to hundreds of customers affected by the summer storm that tore through the region Tuesday evening.

The storm appears to have taken a straight path from Yorktown to Somers, knocking down power lines and dozens of trees in its path.

Cynthia Burzei, of Somers, says the rain, lightning and wind only lasted a few minutes,...

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