National Grid reports power restored to northeastern Bethlehem, but there are several thousand customers in North Bethlehem and Guilderland without service.
Full restoration of power is expected by 9 p.m.
About 1,400 National Grid customers in eastern Bethlehem are without power, according to information from the power company.
Te affected area includes Bethlehem Center, parts of Elsmere and up into the City of Albany. Power is expected to be returned by 5 p.m.
Powerful thunderstorms swept the Capital District this afternoon.