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A tree came down on Main Street in Farmington on Thursday

FARMINGTON, CT (WFSB) -- The strong winds being seen across the state on Thursday caused some road blocks and power outages.

Officials from UConn Health's Farmington campus said some services were impacted by power outages from Thursday's strong winds. 

UConn said appointments in Outpatient Pavilion, MSI, and Main Hospital Clinics were canceled for the afternoon. All other sites continued to run business as usual. 

They also canceled all dental appointments for the afternoon and evening. Dental classes have also been canceled and will resume on Friday. 

In South Windsor, downed power lines were reported in multiple areas of town.

Before 1 p.m. police said Route 5 south at Governors Highway was closed because of downed power lines. It reopened shortly after that.

Troy Road and Brookfield Street are also closed in South Windsor due to downed power lines.

At one point during the afternoon, Eversource reported more than 15,000 customers in the state are without power. As of about 4 p.m., there were only about 2,000 outages reported. See the latest outages here.

Earlier in the day on Thursday, a tree came down across Main Street in Farmington. A car ended up hitting the tree, which led to a road closure. It is unclear if anyone was injured.

As of a little after 1 p.m., about 6,000 customers in Farmington were without power. By 4 p.m., officials said the majority of power in town had been restored.

A wind advisory was issued for all of Connecticut, which runs until Thursday night.

Wind gusts could reach between 40 and 50 miles per hour on Thursday, which will send the colder air into the state.

See the latest forecast here

Follow traffic updates in your area here.

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