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Overnight Rain and Gusty Winds Lead to Flooding, Power Outages in Conn.

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The overnight rain and gusty winds caused flooding and thousands of power outages in Connecticut.

About an inch of rain on average fell across the state and wind gusts were near 50 miles per hour.

At 5 a.m., there were nearly 9,000 Eversource outages in Connecticut with the bulk of them in Branford, Greenwich, Madison, Stamford and Westport

As of noon, there are a little over 1,500 Eversource outages in Connecticut.

Wind also brought wires down in several locations across the state including in Killingworth. The wires were down at the intersection of Pond Meadow Road and Route 81.

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Court Street near Clark Street in Branford was closed due to wind damage. There are wires down and a tree is also involved, police said.

In Bethany, state police said there was a tree down on Route 69 near Bethway Road.

Several streets in Greenwich were closed due to broken trees or utility poles. Taconic Road just in from North Street was closed due to a broken utility pole, Round Hill Road was closed due to a downed tree and Zaccheus Mead was closed due to a tree and wires blocking the road.

The gusty winds will diminish to just plain windy weather.

The skies will turn partly sunny and highs will be in the upper 40s to lower 50s.

You can get the latest forecast anytime here.

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