Power Outage in Jamestown, NY

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Jamestown Board of Public Utilities
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(716) 661-1660
Niagara Mohawk Power
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(800) 867-5222 Report Online
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Kansas Gas Service
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(888) 482-4950
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Steuben Rural Electric Cooperative Inc
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(800) 843-3414

Jamestown Power Outages Caused by Weather


April 16, 2023 - Thunderstorm Wind

A report from MPING stated trees and power poles were downed.

Levant - Levant
December 11, 2021 - High Wind

Dozens of reports of trees and powerlines down were received.

July 7, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees were downed onto powerlines along North Nesmith Avenue.

Oriental Park - Oriental Park
July 7, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

Trees were downed onto powerlines on Diffley Road.

Ashville Bay - Ashville Bay
June 20, 2021 - Thunderstorm Wind

A tree was downed onto power lines.

Summerdale - Summerdale


January 4, 2017

Deep cold air building across the region brought strong, gusty winds to the eastern end of Lake Erie. Winds gusted to between 50 and 60 mph across parts of Erie, Genesee and Chautauqua counties. The strong winds blew down a portion of a concrete block building wall in East Pembroke. No one was in the building at the time. The strong winds downed trees and power lines. There were several structures damaged by falling trees, for example on Roma Avenue in Buffalo. Power outages were reported by New York State Electric and Gas and National Grid in all three counties.

September 17, 2016

Thunderstorms developed during the evening hours in a warm, moist and unstable atmosphere. A few of these storms produced damaging winds that downed some trees and power lines. In Contantia, a tree fell on and damaged a house.

June 5, 2016

Thunderstorms that developed over Ohio drifted north across the southern tier. The thunderstorms produced damaging winds that downed trees and power lines in Jamestown, Great Valley, Olean and Portville. In Lakewood, a large tree fell on and damaged a house.

November 18, 2015

Behind a departing area of high pressure, a deep low pressure system moved from the Plains towards James Bay. A strong southeast downslope flow developed along the Lake Erie shoreline. Wind gusts were measured to 63 mph at Dunkirk. In Brant, Route 249 was closed by downed trees and power lines. In Sheridan and Silver Creek, a portion of Route 5 was also closed by downed power lines.

October 29, 2015

Deep low pressure moving from the upper Great Lake to Quebec pushed a secondary cold front across the region during the morning of the 29th. Strong southwest winds in the wake of the front brought down trees and power lines in parts of western New York. Wind gusts were measured to 61 mph at the waterfront in the City of Buffalo, 60 mph at Dunkirk airport, and 59 mph at the Buffalo Airport.


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Dec 11, 2021

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Power Outage FAQs

What is Power Outage?

Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.

What Causes Power Outages?

  • Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.

What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?

  • Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
  • Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
  • Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
  • Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.

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Jamestown, New York

City Jamestown
County Chautauqua
State New York (NY)
Country United States
Zip Codes 14701, 14702

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