Storms knock out power to thousands in Conn
BERLIN, Conn. -- A line of powerful thunderstorms sweeping across Connecticut has knocked out power to thousands of homes.
Connecticut Light & Power says that more than 50,000 homes and businesses -- or about 4 percent of its customers -- have lost electricity.
The hardest-hit areas so far are in northwestern areas of the state. In Torrington more than 2,500 of 18,600 are without power.
Officials say high winds and heavy rain brought down tree limbs on power lines.
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