Storm blamed for two deaths, including woman killed in front of child

17 May, 2018, 00:40 | Author: Dustin Murphy
  • Tuesday's weather outlook for Cleveland

Downed trees and utility poles impacted MA as well, though the severity did not reach the level reported in other northeast regions.

A 41-year-old woman was killed in New Fairfield, Connecticut, when a tree struck her auto during the storm Tuesday. The biggest threat for flooding will be from southern New Jersey to Virginia, where 4-8 inches of rain could fall with localized heavier amounts possible.

More than 148,000 utility customers in NY were without power early Wednesday. She and her mother were sitting inside an SUV in Newburgh, New York when a tree came crashing down on top of them.

In Monroe County, Pennsylvania, a 31-year-old man was killed when a tree fell on his vehicle, the county coroner's office said.

An 11-year-old girl was killed on Tuesday afternoon when strong winds caused a tree to fall on a parked auto in Newburgh, New York, the Daily Freeman newspaper in Kingston, N.Y., reported.


CT officials said men in New Fairfield and Danbury were killed Tuesday in separate accidents when trees fell on their trucks.

A total of 85 people were rescued from a stranded commuter double deck train early Wednesday.

Earlier in the day, upstate NY pounded by thunderstorms and baseball-size hail.

In Boston and Worcester, flooded roads trapped several cars, according to National Weather Service reports. He has deployed 125 members of the National guard to help eliminate the effects of the storm.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency in Putnam, Dutchess, Orange and Sullivan counties.

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