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October 31, 2013

High winds expected tonight and Friday


▶ Don’t use a natural gas or propane range to heat your home.

▶ Never use outdoor grills or stoves inside.

▶ Keep refrigerators and freezers closed as much as possible. Most food will last 24 hours if you minimize the opening of refrigerator and freezer doors.

▶ During a power interruption, contact neighbors to see if their power is off. Your power interruption might be due to a blown fuse or a tripped circuit breaker.

After power comes back on:

▶ Turn on appliances and sensitive electronic equipment one at a time to avoid overloading circuits.

▶ Replenish emergency supplies used during the storm.

Report outages to NYSEG at (800) 572.1131 or, if you have access to the Internet, at

Reach National Grid at (800) 867-5222.

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