UPDATE: High winds responsible for power outage at MGM and New York-New York

LAS VEGAS - High winds were responsible for the Wednesday morning power outage at MGM Grand and New York-New York.

The preliminary investigation shows debris was likely blown into a substation, according to Yvette Monet, the Corporate Communications Manager for MGM Resorts International. 

The MGM and New York-New York lost power around 5:15 a.m. on Wednesday. Power was restored to the resorts by about 6:30 a.m., according to Monet.

At the time of the outage, backup generators operated as designed and provided power to both resorts, said Monet. 


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