Current Updates: Road Closures, Power Outages, Wind, Rain, OH MY!

Current Updates: Road Closures, Power Outages, Wind, Rain, OH MY!

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - By Rob Polansky

A storm that left schools closed, thousands of customers without power, widespread damage has departed.

Several school districts reported closures on Monday morning. Stay up-to-date on them here.

The rain and wind, some gusts reported in excess of 60 mph, are gone.

See photos of the damage here.

Weather watchers reported more than 4 inches of rain in parts of the state.

As of 8:50 a.m., Eversource reported more than 145,000 people without power. United Illuminating reported more than 5,200 outages.

Norwich Public Utilities had about 3,400 customers without power around 4 a.m.

"While we'll experience some more rainfall [Monday] morning, the showers will come to an end and the sun will make its way through the clouds," said meteorologist Scot Haney. "All of the watches and warnings for wind and rain are expected to expire at 6am this morning."

A high wind warning is in effect for Litchfield County. A wind advisory is in place for Hartford, Tolland and Windham counties until 5 p.m. and southern Connecticut until 2 p.m.

A flood warning was in effect for Hartford, Tolland and Windham counties until 7 a.m. on Monday.

A number of road closures were reported as a result of the storm damage.

Get real-time traffic updates from the Channel 3 traffic map here.

The rest of Monday will feature a few showers in the morning followed by mostly sunny skies in the afternoon, according to Haney.

"Highs [Monday], [Tuesday] and Wednesday will only be in the 50s," he said. "You can expect temperatures to drop into the upper 30s and lower 40s, and with that wind still stirring, it's going to feel a bit cooler."

Halloween's forecast looks great. Temperatures should drop into the 50s and 40s by trick-or-treat time.

Read the complete technical discussion here.

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