High Winds Expected to Diminish Thursday Morning

Few power outages are reported in Windsor Locks and East Windsor. The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for the area through 9 a.m. and cautions about localized flooding.

The strong winds that swept through the region overnight are expected to continue to blow through the area until mid-morning.

The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning and hazardous weather outlook for the region overnight, with gusts having reached up to 60 miles per hour at times, according to weather.gov.

The gusts are expected to remain strong through 9 a.m. with sustained winds between 20 and 30 miles per hour.

As of 5:50 a.m., Connecticut Light and Power is reporting that 1 customer in Windsor Locks and 177 customers in East Windsor are without power.

In addition to the damaging winds, the weather service is warning about localized street flooding because of the heavy rain overnight.

Once this weather system moves through the area, the colder temperatures will return with it expected to be in the 30s during the day on Friday and Saturday, with a chance of snow Saturday night and Sunday.


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