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Multiple Areas of County Without Power Tuesday Morning


Published: April 19, 2022 at 09:00 a.m.   Updated: 11:25 a.m.

By: Nick Altmire


There are multiple reports of trees and wires down this morning as a result of the heavy wet snow. National Grid shows 2,910 customers in Lewis County currently without power as of 9:00 a.m. (At 5:30 a.m. this number was around 600).


As of 9 AM, outages by town are as follows:

Croghan- 382; Greig- 267; Lewis- 212; Leyden- 152; Lyonsdale- 480; Martinsburg- 46; New Bremen- 39; Osceola- 282; Village of Port Leyden- 327; Turin- 47; Watson- 640; West Turin- 128


Lowville Fire is currently (8:50 a.m.) out on the Erie Canal Rd. near Stony Lake Rd. with a South Lewis school bus that is completely across the roadway and stuck. No injuries are reported. Crews are working on a solution to remove the bus from the roadway. Lowville Fire has also been dispatched to a reported tractor-trailer rollover accident on State Route 177, about a mile up from the State Route 12 intersection.


Road Closure: Lowville, Martinsburg, and Copenhagen fire units have been dispatched to State Route 177, about a mile up from the Route 12 intersection, for a reported tractor-trailer rollover accident. The driver is reported to be trapped in the vehicle. State Route 177 is currently closed between State Route 12 and County Route 194.


Update 9:18 a.m.: The driver is reported to be out of the vehicle at this time. Groff's have been requested to the scene to remove the vehicle from the roadway.


Update 09:15 AM: A second South Lewis bus has arrived on scene at Erie Canal Rd. to pick up and transport the children from the disabled bus. Glenfield fire has now been dispatched to Steam Mill Rd. to assist in removing a tree from the roadway blocking another South Lewis school bus.


Update 9:35 a.m.: Lowville Fire has just reported that the bus has been removed from the roadway in the Erie Canal Rd. incident. Glenfield Fire has also just reported that the tree blocking the bus on Steam Mill Rd. has been cleared.


Update 11:25 a.m.: Lowville Fire reports that the tractor-trailer has been removed from the roadway and State Route 177 has just reopened to traffic.












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