UPDATE: Power back on in Warwick


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Photo courtesy of Larry Miri Tree down on Third Street in the Village of Warwick




  • Photo courtesy of Larry Miri Tree down on Third Street in the Village of Warwick




  • Photo courtesy of Carol Beaugard Tree down on Orchard Street in the Village of Warwick




BY ERIKA NORTON

A line of mid-day thunderstorms on Tuesday caused downed trees and several power outages in the lower Orange County area, mostly in Warwick.

According to Orange & Rockland Utilities’ outage map, after the storm, about 12 were without power in the Town of Warwick and 148 people were without power in the village. There were also power outages in Greenwood Lake and Monroe.

By Wednesday morning, only one customer was reported as still experiencing an outage in Warwick.

Warwick resident Larry Miri sent in photos of a tree down on Third Street. The tree fell on a Mercedes and knocked over telephone poles, leaving a transformer in the street.

Miri also said that he has an anemometer and recorded a wind gust of 68 mph. Nearby on Orchard Street, Warwick resident Carol Beaugard says she came to find a neighbor's tree had fallen, hit her house, and buried her husband's car parked in the driveway.

Scattered thunderstorms and showers continued in the area until 10 p.m. Tuesday night.

There were hundreds more power outages reported in Ulster and Sullivan Counties.





Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

College Admissions Expert Elizabeth Levine: Is college for me?
One of the parents I know loved cars as a kid, figured out how a car worked at a very young age, and was soon repairing cars for the family. When it was time for college, his...
Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Monroe, NY