(Updated 4 p.m.)
Southington police have reopened all roads in town, according to a brief statement on Facebook, and power has been restored to most residents who lost it as a result of the storm.
Connecticut Light & Power officials said some might experience outages as power is cut to finish restoring severed lines, but that all power should be restored within the next several hours.
(Updated 12 p.m.)
A total of 260 people were without power Thursday morning and several roads were closed due to fallen trees after heavy rains and winds overnight caused damage throughout Southington.
The power has since been restored to all but 26 homes, according to a Connecticut Light & Power outage report, but Southington police said many of the roads remain closed.
The following road roads are closed in the town of Southington:
- East St., in the area of Kensington Rd.;
- Shuttlemeadow Rd., in the area of 308 Shuttlemeadow;
- Curtiss St., in the area of Juniper and Little Fawn Rd;
- Old Mountain Rd., in the area of 75 Old Mountain;
- and Pratt St., near Johnson Avenue.
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"Meriden Avenue near Claudia Lane is down to one lane. Highway crews as well as CL&P crews are working as fast as they can to clear up these issues," the Southington Police Department reported on its Facebook page.
Roads are expected to reopen in the near future.
The Southington Police Department is asking residents that if you see a downed utility line or a downed tree, do not go near it. If you see any Trees down, large limbs, or utility lines please contact Southington PD Dispatch on the non-emergency lines at (860) 378-1600.
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