Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Severe thunderstorms have been rattling through the area since 2pm Monday afternoon. Thousands are without power.
2,700 Niagara County National Grid customers are without power, and 1,000 NYSEG customers in Lancaster are without power right now. RIch Pawlewski tweeted us a picture of a live wire, saying he saw the lightning strike the transformer on French Rd. near Borden.