U.S. Army photo by Spc. J.P. Lawrence, flickr

The  National Guard has been deployed to assist with tree and debris removal in Washington County, which was heavily impacted by Friday’s thunderstorms.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

More than 30,000 utility customers in eastern New York lost electricity after severe thunderstorms packing high winds knocked down trees and power lines across the region.


Seven people were brought to the hospital after severe thunderstorms hit the Pine Lake area of the Fulton County town of Caroga Saturday evening.