Man killed in Danbury during severe storm

Man killed in Danbury during severe storm

Man killed in Danbury during severe storm

Authorities confirm at least two weather-related deaths. In New York, falling trees in Newburgh claimed the lives of an 11-year-old girl in a parked auto and a woman who was driving.

A man was killed in Connecticut Tuesday afternoon when a tree fell on his truck. Two other people were killed in CT in separate incidents when trees fell on their vehicles, local media reported.

Major cities that are projected to be in the path of the storms include Pittsburgh; Philadelphia; New York City; Washington, D.C.; Baltimore; Boston; Wilmington, Delaware; Atlantic City, New Jersey; and Hartford, Connecticut.

There were almost 50 reports of hail in states including Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and CT, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says two people are dead and about 157,000 power outages are reported following the ferocious wind, rain and hail storm that bore down on New York's lower Hudson Valley.

A tornado was spotted in Sullivan, in northern NY, but there were no reports of damage, it said.

Damage to train tracks from severe weather has suspended Brunswick, Maryland's MARC's Brunswick Line service.

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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CBS New York reports "the signature is there" for tornadoes, though nothing has officially been confirmed.

Amtrak service in the Northeast has also been canceled due to the storm, according to WABC.

CBS News correspondent DeMarco Morgan reports this is a fast-moving storm and warnings will stay in effect until 11 p.m. ET.

Many schools were closed or had delayed openings Wednesday as crews continue the lengthy effort to address the damage from Tuesday's deadly chain of storms. A tornado watch was in effect for parts of upstate NY.

Winds were moving at 70 miles per hour in the area at the time, according to the National Weather Service.

Storm clouds gather over Reston, Virginia, U.S., May 14, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media video.

But more rain is expected to fall in the comings days into already saturated soils and cause more flooding.


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