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Sparse power outages still affect Western New York

There are a few hundred National Grid customers in each of Western New York's eight counties who are still without electricity, including nearly 500 customers in Erie County, thanks to Saturday's storm.

About 300 National Grid customers in Amherst are still without power, according to the utility's Web site. Those customers are scheduled to have their power back on by 3 p.m.

The rest of the outages for National Grid customers in Erie County are scattered, with most in the Town of Brant.

Nearly 300 Niagara County customers have no power, most of whom are in the Town of Porter, according to National Grid's Web site. The company is not estimating when those customers will see their electricity turned back on.

About 360 National Grid customers each in Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties are without electricity. In Wyoming County, the number is about 400, with about 200 customers with power knocked out in Orleans County. There are about 320 customers in Genesee County without electricity.

--Aaron Besecker

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