Cleanup under way after deadly NY storm


Cleanup is under way in New York‘s lower Hudson Valley after a deadly storm packing wind, rain and hail.

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.

Related: One dead, one seriously injured in separate storm incidents in Danbury

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.

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