Malloy surveyed damage Wednesday in several towns including Brookfield, where about 85 percent of the nearly 8,400 homes and businesses are without power.
Tuesday’s storms knocked down scores of trees and utility wires and were blamed for two deaths and more than 120,000 power outages in the state. About 84,000 outages remained Wednesday afternoon.
Authorities said a 41-year-old woman died in New Fairfield when a tree struck her vehicle. Her 3-year-old child was not injured. Officials said a man was killed in Danbury when a tree fell on his truck.