WPIX reported over 148,000 utility customers around the state without power on Wednesday morning.
In Sullivan County, The Times Herald-Record says the Eldred and Monticello school districts were closed while roads and power were repaired.
Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. reported 78 mph wind gusts on Tuesday and about 1,000 lighting strikes per hour.
A tree struck a parked vehicle in Newburgh, killing an 11-year-old girl.
The Journal News says the National Weather Service will investigate potential tornado sites from Port Jervis, New York into Connecticut.
Metro-North railroad crews worked through the night to clear trees and repair damage.