State of Emergency Declared for Ridgefield in Wake of Storms

The First Selectman of Ridgefield has declared a state of emergency because of significant damage from the storms after powerful storms knocked power out across the state and brought down trees and wires.

Ridgefield officials Tweeted that downed trees and wires are blocking many roads.

Power is out for 49 percent of Ridgefield, according to the latest power outage report from Eversource. That is affecting 5,226 customers.

When severe weather threatens your town, we’ll trigger a First Alert Weather Day. Here;s more on what it is.

Eversource crews are in town and more have been called in.

Once the front passes the humidity drops on Tuesday night, Wednesday features sunny, warm and dry weather. There will likely be partial sun Thursday through the following Monday with a chance of rain.

Parks & Recreation at 195 Danbury Road is open regular hours for showers and charging devices until 10 p.m. tonight and will reopen at 6 a.m. on Wednesday.

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