CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY – Emergency responders and utility crews were kept busy Saturday evening after sweeping storms knocked out power and downed trees in some areas.
Power outages, trees and wires down were reported throughout the region as early as 3:40 p.m.
As of 7:02 p.m., National Grid reported several areas without power, impacting more than 1,700 customers.
About 506 customers were without power in the Findley Lake, Mina area. Stockton had 806 customers without power. Gerry had no power for 137 customers. There were 115 customers without power between Westfield and Mayville.
Greenhurst lost power for 71 customers. Ellery went dark for 42 customers. Pomfret lost power for 30 customers. Five or fewer customers were impacted in Clymer, Panama, Ripley, North Harmony and Arkwright.
Emergency crews were also called out in Celoron, Falconer, Mayville, Gerry and Jamestown.
Celoron crews responded to trees down on Boulevard Avenue and over the Dunham Bridge. They also responded to wires against a house at 23 W. Tenth in Celoron.
Mayville was called for a structure fire with a tree down into the house and live power lines at 5851 Snug Harbor.
Falconer crews responded to wires down across East Main Street and wires down and on fire on North Work Street.
There was a report of wires down on an unoccupied vehicle in Sherman.
Crews responded to “trees down everywhere, into cars and houses.” at 3495 Old Fluvanna Rd and lines on a house at 2829 Elmhurst Ave.
They also responded to trees on a house at 309 W. Sixth St. and a pole and transformer down and sparking with fire at 3040 Wilson St.
WNYNewsNow received reports of flickering lights in Falconer and Jamestown traffic lights were out from at least Windsor Street to at least Foote Avenue and Fourth Street. Heavy limbs were reported down in Ellington and there was a report, as of yet unconfirmed, of a possible tornado touchdown on Quaint Road.
Fluvanna was without power as of 7:38 p.m.
The National Weather Service recorded Penny-sized hail in areas and Chief Forecaster Dakota Hunter noted dime-sized hail in Jamestown.