Line of severe storms to impact shoreline - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Line of severe storms to impact shoreline

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A photo of the clouds over the Connecticut River by the Chester-Hadlyme Ferry. A photo of the clouds over the Connecticut River by the Chester-Hadlyme Ferry.
Storm clouds forming in East Haven. Storm clouds forming in East Haven.
Tree down on Route 85 in Hebron. Tree down on Route 85 in Hebron.
Storm clouds were spotted moving along Route 72. Storm clouds were spotted moving along Route 72.
ROCKY HILL, CT (WFSB) -

The threat of damaging winds has ended in Connecticut. There may be some minor flooding in portions of Southern Connecticut for a while longer Monday evening.

The storm did "produce damaging winds and destructive hail," according to the National Weather Service.

Doppler radar rainfall estimates show that up to 1.5" of rain fell in portions of New Haven and Middlesex Counties.

As of 7:30 p.m., 21,975 Connecticut Light & Power customers are without power, with most of outages in East Hartford (17,210 outages). However by 8:30 p.m. there were only about 3,000 customers without power.

Eyewitness News has received lots of reports of damage related to the storm throughout the state.

A tree hit some power lines, and now Route 74 in South Windsor near the Ellington is being blocked, according to fire officials.

One person was displaced from their home in Manchester after a tree was uprooted by the storm and sent crashing through their home. There was extensive damage to the roof at the Lakewood Circle residence and the structure has been deemed uninhabitable, according to city officials. 

Trees were also reported down on Route 85 in Hebron and a tree also fell near a home in the Lake Garda section of Unionville.

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