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Sunday, May 26 Local

Strong storms causing power outages

UPDATE: 7:23 AM

Eversource outages grow to 1,493.

Towns affected include Middletown with 155 and 91 in Newtown.

UI’s outages have been reduced to just five in Woodbridge.

UPDATE: 7:11 AM

West Haven Police, along with the Fire Department and agents from the UI are addressing a downed power line which has resulted in the closing of the Boston Post Road from Farwell Street to Tuthill Street.

Police ask drivers to avoid traveling in this area during the morning hours as delays are expected.

UPDATE: 6:25 AM

Eversource is now reporting 1,066 outages, including 218 in New Milford. 102 in Sharon and 36 in Middletown.

UI’s outage count remains the same.

EARLIER STORY

A strong line of thunderstorms is causing scattered power outages across Connecticut.

Around 5:30 a.m., Eversource was reporting more than 750 outages.

Nearly 300 of those outages are in West Hartford. Other outages are reported in Sharon, Sherman and Killingworth.

For Eversource updates, click here.

United Illuminating is reporting 50 outages with most of them in Shelton.

For UI updates, click here

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