Governor: Power outages from storms may take days to restore

Powerful Northeast Storms Kill Two, Snarl Commutes, Knock Out Power to Thousands

Meteorologists for the National Weather Service on Wednesday confirmed that a tornado of 110 miles per hour struck Kent and one of 100 miles per hour ripped through Patterson. Putnam County grappled with 144 closed roads. Her three-year-old passenger did not appear to be injured and was taken to Danbury hospital for evaluation.

In New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a state of emergency for parts of the state.

Two people were fatally struck by falling trees in CT; two others were fatally struck by trees in Newburgh, in Orange County, where an 11-year-old girl died after a tree fell on her outside her home, ABC 7 reports.

As of 8 p.m. ET, 496,777 customers in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and CT had lost electricity. The young girl was killed when a tree crushed a vehicle she was sitting in on Robinson Avenue near the border of New Windsor, New York. "AVOID all down trees and utility poles as they may still involve LIVE power lines", the Brookfield Police Department said on Facebook. Gov. Dannel Malloy said damage was being assessed across the state for possible disaster declarations, with the most hard-hit areas being in southwestern CT.

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Cuomo, a Democrat, said there could be federal assistance, depending on the extent of the damage.

Wind gusts in the region approached 60 miles per hour, including in New York City, with the highest - 81 miles per hour - recorded in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.

The National Weather Service says powerful thunderstorms created a small weather generated tsunami off the New Jersey coast.

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

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The abnormally high tides were reported in areas from Perth Amboy in New Jersey to Delaware's Fenwick Island.

Lightning strikes from the storms causes several fires in New Jersey and Massachusetts, AP said.

Roads in many towns were impassible and some schools cancelled classes due to the damage.

Airlines also canceled and delayed flights in and out of the region.

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