Storms Cause Damage, Outages

Storms Rip Through Western Connecticut


Early Sunday afternoon thunderstorms caused some minor and isolated damage in portions of the northwest hills. A tree was reported down on the side of Route 39 in Sherman.The National Weather Service also reported trees being downed in Kent, Sharon, and Torrington.

Around 5 p.m., a series of severe thunderstorms produced scattered damage and large hail from Danbury to Southbury. Traffic was stopped on I-84 as the storms produced torrential rains and low visibility. In Monroe a funnel cloud was reported as the storm moved through.

At one point in the storm Connecticut Light and Power reported about 3,500 customers were without power.

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