An NYC power outage on Saturday, July 13, 2019, has led to a stream of hilarious memes and reactions on social media. “@ConEdison responding to power outages on the Upper West Side of Manhattan,” NYPD News said. “NYPD and @FDNY are continuing to respond to calls in the area, thank you for your patience. Follow @conedison for more information.”According to posts, there have been outages in multiple locations, as well as subways and major tourist centers. “We’re getting reports of power outages in station complexes throughout Manhattan,” NYCT Subway said. “We’re working to identify causes and keep trains moving. More information to come.”Con Edison said they are working to restore power to 42,000 customers primarily in the Westside of Manhattan. It seems as if most of them have taken to social media to share their blackout experience. Here’s what you need to know: People Are Having a Field Day With The Power Outage on Twitter
the power just went out in like half of nyc and the first thing I did was make a twitter so I could tweet about it
— Julia (@Julia97728530) July 13, 2019
Julia said that as soon as the power went out, she created a Twitter account to tweet about it!
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Power outage in NYC from Midtown West to Upper West side.
No traffic lights, sirens everywhere.
Oh…and I just saw this out the window👽 pic.twitter.com/PUS7pP0V47
— Ryan Field (@RyanFieldABC) July 13, 2019
Anchor Ryan Field sent a humorous tweet, saying “Power outage in NYC from Midtown West to Upper West side. No traffic lights, sirens everywhere. Oh…and I just saw this out the window👽.”
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ATTENTION MUGGERS, WILDERS, AND SMASH AND GRABBERS! #poweroutage in #NYC’s #Manhattan tonight! Street lights and traffic lights out. Multiple #subway stations without power. People stuck in elevators all over the Upper West Side. 1000s of helpless tourists there for the taking!
— Tom Leykis (@tomleykis) July 13, 2019
Tom Leykis sent a message to all New York City “muggers, wilders, and smash and grabbers,” saying that there will be thousands of “helpless tourists” there for the taking.
Power is out in Hell’s Kitchen (and lots of nyc). Traffic lights are out. Here’s who I believe is a regular ol citizen attempting to direct traffic to minimize chaos pic.twitter.com/JW6cGMkaoH
— lexi (@lexi___williams) July 13, 2019
Lexi took a video while she was in Hell’s Kitchen, getting footage of what she described as a “regular ol citizen attempting to direct traffic to minimize chaos.”
crossing the street when the power in nyc is out = frogger computer game
— abby bien (@abigailbien) July 13, 2019
Abby Bien said that crossing the street during the NYC power outage is like a game of Frogger.
Nothing screams horror movie vibes like being in NYC when the entire city’s power goes out
— Emma Evans (@emmaevansxoxo) July 13, 2019
“Nothing screams horror movie vibes like being in NYC when the entire city’s power goes out,” Emma Evans said.
Had my 20th birthday during NYC’s last blackout in 2003. One of the best days and nights of my life. Have no fear New York knows how to have a good time when the lights go out https://t.co/SYznxIlBaZ
— Matt MacNaughton (@mattmacnaughton) July 14, 2019
Matt MacNaughton said that his 20th birthday landed on the NYC blackout of 2003, however, it was one of the best nights of his life. “Have no fear New York knows how to have a good time when the lights go out,” he said.
THE POWER JUST WENT OUT IN NYC ITS OFFICIALLY SUMMER
— rryanconwayy (@Drinkfasteatass) July 13, 2019
Ryan Conway said now that the power has gone out, it is officially summer in New York City.
Why tf nyc power gonna go out when my phone on 15%
— T’Andra Duh (@TeeTV4) July 13, 2019
“Why tf nyc power gonna go out when my phone on 15%,” T’Andra Duh wrote.
So there is a mass power outage in NYC… like almost the whole island is out… So I’m waiting for my magnets to fall off my fridge. #StrangerThings3
— darby flynn (@darflynn1) July 13, 2019
Darby Flynn made a Stranger Things season 3 reference in saying, “So there is a mass power outage in NYC… like almost the whole island is out… So I’m waiting for my magnets to fall off my fridge.”
the power is out in nyc ? ive been in bed all day w the lights off oh
— xtina (@christiiina2) July 14, 2019
Xtina said she hadn’t even noticed the power outage. She said she was in bed all day with the lights off.
NYC out of power (partially) the evening before ICE raids sanctuary cities
Sounds like the next installment of The Purge
— jay z’s bank account. (@Britne__) July 14, 2019
Another user said an NYC power outage the night before scheduled ICE raids lends itself to a real-life installment of the purge.
The alien I saved from area 51 coming to my house after stealing NYC’s power to turn his spaceship on & leave #Blackout
— SLS.Arts (@sls_arts) July 14, 2019
On a different note, another user referenced the Storm Area 51 Facebook event. “The alien I saved from area 51 coming to my house after stealing NYC’s power to turn his spaceship on & leave,” they wrote.