A lightning strike knocked-out power to the north end of Ithaca, a city spokesperson says.
NYSEG crews are on the scene, and estimate the power to be out until about 6 pm.
Drivers are being asked to avoid the 400 block of Cascadilla Street, between 4
Streets and the 300 block of Park Place, between Esty and Cascadilla Streets.
Anyone with questions or concerns is asked to call the Ithaca Fire Department at 607-272-1234.