Hundreds of thousands without power, three dead after deadly storm pounds Northeast

A tree crushed a home in Reston Virginia after severe storms hit the mid Atlantic region on Monday

A tree crushed a home in Reston, Virginia, after severe storms hit the mid-Atlantic region on Monday, May 14, 2018.

Two people died in NY state, including an 11-year-old girl, when trees fell.

A woman, 58, died after a tree fell on her vehicle in the town of Newburgh, New York, said Lt. James Nenni with the police department.

By daybreak, more than 370,000 residents were without power in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania, down from more than 600,000 on Tuesday night.

By Wednesday morning, the Mass. Emergency Management Agency reported roughly 400 power outages statewide, mostly in eastern counties.

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. A 3-year-old child in the auto was not harmed, according to the Connecticut State Police.

One in Newburgh, New York, where an 11-year-old girl was killed when a tree fell on the auto she was in. In Maryland, a commuter train was stranded in several feet of water, forcing people to move to the top level of the train auto.

Service on one of the busiest train lines in the Northeast has been suspended due to the weather.

There were multiple reports of high water throughout Maryland, especially in Frederick and Montgomery counties, the Maryland State Highway Administration said. The line will reopen on Thursday, officials told news outlets. Most winds were 60-70 miles per hour while a few reached over 70, CNN meteorologist Taylor Ward said.

Amtrak and most local commuter railroads in the NY metropolitan area said their services were back to normal on Wednesday.

There were more than 100 reports of hail in states including Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and CT, the National Weather Service said.

"There is still a lot of damage from the storms that rolled across the region yesterday", The National Weather Service in NY said in a tweet Wednesday.



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