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Strong winds leave thousands in Connecticut in the dark

CONNECTICUT— Powerful winds have knocked out power for thousands of people across Connecticut.

The damaging winds calmed down Tuesday morning, but it was still gusty.

Nearly 2,500 Connecticut residents customers were in the dark as of Tuesday afternoon, according to Eversource.

Numerous towns and cities experienced downed trees and power lines blocking streets.

Power issues caused some schools to close or delay  and briefly stopped Amtrak train traffic between Mystic and New Haven.

Stay up-to-date with the latest outages:


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Wind advisory in Tolland 

Wind knocks down tree in Naugatuck 

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