Will natural gas be available during a wide area power failure?

I want to buy a emergency generator. I'm looking at natural gas models (I have natural gas for my heat and hot water). My question is, will the natural gas still flow without local power? What about REGIONAL power (say the Tri State PA-NY-NJ Power Grid goes down for some reason)???? Basically I want to know... show more I want to buy a emergency generator. I'm looking at natural gas models (I have natural gas for my heat and hot water). My question is, will the natural gas still flow without local power? What about REGIONAL power (say the Tri State PA-NY-NJ Power Grid goes down for some reason)???? Basically I want to know is, what could inturrupt Natural Gas flow to my home (other than line/pipe breakage)????? Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!
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