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8P UPDATE: Power Out for 2,500, Storm Damage Reported in Parts of CT

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A line of strong storms moved through Connecticut Friday, knocking out power to thousands and causing damage in areas of the state.

Power Outages

Eversource is reporting more than 2,500 power outages and the highest numbers are in Stonington and Ledyard.

Storm Damage and Road Closures

There are reports of storm damage in several cities and towns.

Gales Ferry

Route 117, Colonel Ledyard Highway, is closed in the area of Village Drive because a tree and wires down in the road. Officials said Eversource and the state Department of Transportation have been notified and are responding.

Glastonbury

Glastonbury police warned about power outages that might affect traffic signals.

Granby

Route 20 in Granby is closed between Simsbury Road and Day Street because a tree is down in wires

Kent

There is storm damage at Macedonia Brook State Park in Kent, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and the park is closed.

Ledyard

In Ledyard, Route 117 is closed in both directions at Village Drive because trees and wires are down in the road, according to CT Travel Smart.

Meriden

Rice Road is closed at Miller Avenue because trees and wires are down. Officials said a transformer blew

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The storms should clear quickly making for a pleasant evening.

Temperatures will be mild, in the mid-60s.

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