Power Outages In Dutchess And Ulster Counties

(Poughkeepsie, NY) -- At one point his morning more than 9,000 Central Hudson customers were without electricity.

Power outages were reported in Poughkeepsie, Arlington, Hyde Park, New Paltz, Verbank and other areas. Central Hudson ays their crews are currently working to restore power to areas affected by the high wind activity over last night and today. Estimated restoration times for individual cases are being posted online at CenHud.com

Meanwhile, a Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8pm today in the Mid-Hudson. The National Weather Service says expect sustained winds of 20 to 30mph with wind gusts possible of up to 55mph. They say gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects, and tree limbs could be blown down and power outages may result.