Residents Clean Up After Storms

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Crews are cleaning up along the shoreline after strong thunderstorms caused damage on Monday.

Storms brought down trees and powerlines and knocked out power for thousands.

It also brought down trees and knocked over headstones in St. Bernard Cemetery in New Haven.

In Ansonia, several trees came down and one tree brought down power lines, then landed on a truck.

"It was not a long-lasting storm at all; maybe 20 minutes tops, if that. But it did come through fast and it came through hard," Ed Adamowski, the asstistant fire chief in Ansonia, said.

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040152 "It was not a long lasting storm at all; maybe twenty minutes tops, if that. But it did come through fast and it came through hard." "It was not a long lasting storm at all; maybe twenty minutes tops, if that. But it did come through fast and it came through hard."

In Bristol, there were several reports of trees coming down.

Quite a dry stretch of weather sets in Tuesday, and the humidity will be much lower.

Temperatures will be in the lower and middle 80s Tuesday and Wednesday, but back up near 90 degrees starting Thursday.

There's an outside chance for a thunderstorm Friday.

Sunshine returns Saturday, when temperatures will again soar into the lower 90s.

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