Over 1K St. Lawrence County residents lose power following severe storms



ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY, N.Y. (WWTI) — After severe storms ripped across the North Country, many local residents now remain without power.

According to National Grid, this impacted many areas in the state, but especially St. Lawrence County. In the county, many outages have been reported, spanning from Hammond, across to the top of the Adirondack Park, all the way to Malone.

As of early Wednesday morning, the updated outage map reported that over 1,000 residents have been affected by these outages. This is following a severe storm system that began in the evening on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.

Power outages in North Country, July 21, 2021 (National Grid Power Outage Map)

Some of the largest outages were reported in larger towns such as Potsdam and Canton. This is impacting local schools and businesses.

There is also an ongoing outage in Calcium, in Jefferson County, approximately affecting over 50 residents. Crews are currently working on these reports across the region.

All new outages, or outage statuses can be viewed on the National Grid website.

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