As of 4:30PM, Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E) is reporting 3,500 power outages in Monroe County, down from 7,644 at 9:00AM this morning, 131 of which are in Penfield down from 580 at 9:00AM this morning. Wind damage in Penfield included trees, wires, and poles down. RG&E is working to repair and restore power at this time. They plan on working through the night to get as many people back on-line as possible. Additionally, did you know you can sign up for RG&E alerts? Now is an excellent time to set up an account and choose which alerts you wish to receive and how you want to receive them: text, email, phone, or all three. Go to www.RGE.com and have your account number handy. We will post updates as we receive them. Please stay tuned to weather reports, stay warm, and be safe.
Penfield Town Supervisor