Danbury and Bethel each reported about 1,000 power outages each this morning following strong winds and heavy rain overnight.
There were about 800 power outages reported in Ridgefield this morning. Emergency Operations Center officials say town highway crews were on scene of down tree and wires on Ridgebury Road, and another priority site at Prospect Ridge, which is the cause of the large outage in Ridgefield of 723 customers out. The next largest outage in town affects 27 customers in the area of Branchville Road. Additional priority calls in Ridgefield include Limekiln Road, Adams Road and elsewhere.
New Milford Mayor Pete Bass says the Department of Public Works crews were out on their assigned plow routes this morning, looking for hazards from the strong winds and rain that came through overnight. Some roadways are covered with small debris. Once completed, Bass says crews will work on drainage, mowing, and site line clearing.