Trees downed in overnight thunderstorms

A violent overnight thunderstorm brought down trees and knocked out power in southwestern Connecticut.The lightning and thunder was accompanied by wind gusts of more than

BRIDGEPORT - A violent overnight thunderstorm brought down trees and knocked out power in southwestern Connecticut.

The lightning and thunder was accompanied by wind gusts of more than 30 mph.

The region suffered scattered outages as a result of the storm. Officials say power has already been restored to most residents.

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