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Warming shelters open as some still struggle without power

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The following warming shelters are open, as of Saturday morning:

Evans Center Volunteer Fire Co. (8298 Erie Rd., Angola)Big Tree Volunteer Fire Co. (4112 Big Tree Road, Hamburg)Hamburg Senior Center (4540 Southwestern Blvd.)Cantalician Center (2049 George Urban Blvd., Depew)

The storm that’s been hitting western New York in recent days continues to clog the streets with snow and leave many people without power. While numbers in the southtowns reached past 7,000 on Friday, they were much lower by Saturday morning.

Just over 1,000 outages were reported by NYSEG, as of 6:20 a.m. Most of them are in Orchard Park. Power is expected to be restored by 7 or 8 a.m.

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Evan Anstey is an Associated Press Award, JANY Award and Emmy-nominated digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here and follow him on Twitter.

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