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Severe storms knock out power to thousands in Conn.

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Severe storms knocked out power to thousands of Connecticut Light & Power customers across Connecticut on Saturday afternoon and evening.

According to the CL&P website, more than 5,100 customers were left in the dark at one point due to the storms.

The National Weather Service issued a tornado and severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m. Saturday night.

Although no tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, the same cell spawned two tornadoes in New York City.

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