Con Ed: Snow, ice can lead to NYC-area outages

Con Ed: Snow, ice can lead to NYC-area outages

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NEW YORK (AP) - Con Edison says a mix of snow and freezing rain can lead to power outages in the New York City area.

The utility notes that the frozen stuff can bring trees and limbs down onto power lines.

It's reminding residents to stay away from any downed lines.

Outages and downed lines can be reported at Con Ed's website or at 1-800-75-CONED.

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