Cleanup underway after powerful storms knock out power across Connecticut

Cleanup efforts are underway Monday after powerful storms swept across Connecticut Sunday evening and caused several power outages, blocked roads and wind damage.

News 12 Staff

Nov 16, 2020, 6:10 PM

Updated 1,315 days ago

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Cleanup efforts are underway Monday after powerful storms swept across Connecticut and caused several power outages, blocked roads, and wind damage. 
Sunday night's storms led to thousands of power outages in southwestern Connecticut.
Newtown, Fairfield and Wilton had several road closures as a result of last night's storm.
Newtown public schools had a 2-hour delay this morning as a result of the storms also.
The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for Newtown Sunday but it has since expired. 
A viewer video in Bridgeport shows a backyard trampoline rolling across the street.
Gusts of 60 mph winds were reported at Sikorsky Memorial Airport on Sunday night.
Elm Drive in Newtown was closed, but the first selectman's office says there were no reports of damage to any homes and no residents were hurt.


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