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NYSEG says it continues to prioritize public safety including downed live wires, trees and restoring power to critical facilities.
In the Binghamton area roughly 55,700 are without power, according to NYSEG.
Nearly 200,000 people in New York are without power Tuesday after a nor’easter dumped heavy snow on a large part of the state.
Radar estimates show the heaviest snow fell in a swath from the Binghamton area in the south to near the Lake Placid area in the north. Some of the highest snowfall reports are centered near Binghamton, where as much as 15 inches of snow has been reported to the northeast of the city.
Some New Yorkers reported the sounds of branches snapping under an April snow after a late-season Nor'easter knocked out power to thousands.
Ice or snow can cause tree branches to fall under the added weight, but this late in the spring, additional factors increase those chances of breakages.
A resident in upstate New York captured video of thundersnow early Tuesday morning as a powerful late-season nor’easter brought heavy, wet snow, rain and strong winds to parts of the Northeast and New England Monday night and Tuesday.
Whitesboro, New York, resident Allen Stalker shared the video with FOX Weather that shows several flashes of lightning about 2:40 a.m. that illuminated the sky.
FOX Weather Digital Content Producer Brian Donegan lost power at his home in Berkshire, NY, early Tuesday morning as a nor'easter slammed the area with heavy and wet snow. Click here to listen to his interview.
A strong late-season nor'easter is bringing significant impacts to parts of the interior Northeast, where up to a foot of snow has already piled up in many parts of the higher terrain.
While it's not uncommon for interior portions of the Northeast to receive snowfall in April, it is getting late in the season for such a widespread snowstorm that has dumped several inches of heavy, wet snow in the lower elevations.
Have you ever noticed it gets quieter after a snowstorm?
Maybe it's the lack of people driving on the snow-covered roads or the calm as you watch the snowflakes peacefully fall, but the silence after a snowstorm isn’t something that you’re imagining. Science shows that it is indeed quieter after a snowstorm. Click here to read more.
Not every Northeast snowstorm is a nor’easter. In fact, some nor’easters don’t even produce snow.
A nor’easter is a strong low-pressure system that impacts the East Coast of the United States, particularly the Northeast, but that’s not what makes it a nor’easter.
Most people associate thunder and lightning with thunderstorms, but you shouldn't be surprised if you hear a rumble or two coming from the sky during heavy snowfall.
FOX Weather meteorologist Marissa Lautenbacher says while thundersnow is a rare phenomenon, it can happen.
Mayor Jared Kraham has declared a state of emergency in the city of Binghamton.
City Hall offices are closed, but essential personnel is still reporting.
Storm cleanup continues, including downed trees and power lines. Some 9,000 customers are without power, according to NYSEG.
The photos below look peaceful, but there have been reports coming in overnight of downed trees and power lines.
"And the power outages, suggest an ugly day is ahead for a large swath of our area," the National Weather Service in Binghamton, New York, said in a Facebook post.
As of 7 a.m. EDT, the FAA said departures to La Guardia Airport are delayed on average 109 minutes due to wind. Click here for the latest updates.
A strong late-season Nor'easter is bringing significant, heavy snow to portions of the interior Northeast late through Tuesday.
Stay safe Bearcats! Binghamton University said there will be no in-person classes today. Click here for updates.
More than 100,000 people are without power across upstate New York as a nor'easter brings snow and rain to parts of New York, New England and New Jersey. FOX Weather's Katie Byrne is in Binghamton, New York, with the latest.
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Due to the inclement weather, there is no school for today in the Binghamton City School District. Click here for updates.
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