Danbury Mayor Bouhgton: 1 dead following storm; another man seriously injured

Powerful Northeast Storms Kill Two, Snarl Commutes, Knock Out Power to Thousands

Powerful Northeast Storms Kill Two, Snarl Commutes, Knock Out Power to Thousands

As of Wednesday morning, seven CT state parks were closed due to storm damage.

Passengers were frustrated at Grand Central Terminal, where several Metro-North lines were suspended due to the powerful storms.

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning from Maryland to New Hampshire.

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton said a man was doing yard work when he was killed by a fallen tree.

Connecticut State Police also confirmed that someone in New Fairfield was killed after a tree landed on their auto.

One in Newburgh, New York, where an 11-year-old girl was killed when a tree fell on the vehicle she was in. In Connecticut, the state's two major utilities reported 90,000 without electricity, most in the western part of the state.

ABC said over 359,000 customers were without power in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and CT combined.

Powerful Northeast Storms Kill Two, Snarl Commutes, Knock Out Power to Thousands

CBS New York reports "the signature is there" for tornadoes, though nothing has officially been confirmed.

Video out of New York City showed ominous clouds rolling in just after 5 p.m. ET.

Schools canceled classes or delayed opening on Wednesday.

"We ask that you remain indoors for the duration of this evening, until we can better assess damages tomorrow", police in the CT town urged residents.

Service on one of the busiest train lines in the Northeast has been suspended due to severe weather that will include severe thunderstorms, flash flooding, hail, winds up to 80 miles per hour and possibly tornadoes.

Storm clouds gather over Reston, Va., May 14, 2018, in this still image obtained from social media video.

Rain is expected to continue for the next couple of days over much of the areas that experienced strong winds and rain on Tuesday, but the threat of severe weather has diminished, Pereira said. Flash flooding is possible throughout the week.

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