How Hard Did Your CT Town Get Hit By Tuesday’s Storm? [VIDEO/PHOTOS]
Storms that passed through the Connecticut Tuesday night caused a range of damage across the state from simple heavy rains, to downed trees, power outages and even a possible tornado.
NBC Connecticut reports that more than 55,000 Eversource (formerly Connecticut Light & Power) lost power Tuesday evening. There are currently about 16,268 customers still without power. The majority of outages are reported in Ridgefield, Redding and in the Haddam area. You can check the outages map, report outages or find out what the status of your power outage/estimated time of restoration is here.
United Illuminating, which also serves parts of Connecticut, is currently reporting about 621 outages.
Public works crews around the state are working to clean up downed trees that have fallen on property and power lines. NBC Connecticut reports that:
- Coninchaug Regional High School had to cancel their Tuesday graduation
- Ridgefield declared a state of emergency due to the damage caused by 50 mph winds, lighting and heavy winds
- North Haven officials reported a small tornado or microbust that damaged homes and caused power outages
Here are some images of the storm that we found on social media: