Heavy rain with some thunder and lightning caused big power problems in Redding. About 700 outages were reported as of 5am Thursday. Emergency management officials says water logged tree limbs have been breaking off causing issues. The two large outages were related to electrical fires on the pole. Only about a dozen outages were reported by Eversource in Bethel. There were 180 in Brookfield, 345 in Danbury and 200 in New Fairfield as of this morning. 100 outages remained in New Milford, 300 in Newtown and 445 in Ridgefield.