Storm takes down trees, cuts power

  • Flashing police lights File photo

Staff Writer
Published: 10/17/2019 12:29:32 AM

NORTHAMPTON — Police reported electrical lines and trees down in the early morning hours of Thursday, as gusty winds and rain hit the area.

Fallen trees, downed lines and blocked streets were reported across the area. State Police also reported trees down on Interstate 91, while Hadley Police reported power outages.

According to Eversource’s outage map, 7,266 were affected by power cuts, including 1,090 in Amherst.

According to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency Power Outage Map, 4,001 customers were without power in Hampshire County. The map also said that 670 customers were without power in Amherst, 1032 in Northampton, and 1,173 customers in Granby.

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