Thousands out of power across state
With rain and thunderstorms in the forecast, thousands were without power across the state on Sunday morning.
United Illuminating reported about 750 households lost power in Bridgeport, while 350 were out in Trumbull and around 85 were out in Fairfield, as of 8:30 a.m.
A handful of outages were also reported in Ansonia, East Haven, Milford, North Haven, Shelton, Stratford and Woodbridge, bringing the total number of outages up to almost 1,250 across the company’s service area.
Meanwhile, Eversource reported around 2,150 outages throughout the state, as of 8:30 a.m.
But only pockets of customers in Fairfield and Litchfield counties were experiencing outages. Darien had the most outages, with about 55, followed by New Canaan with almost 30, but other towns report fewer outages, as of 8:30 a.m..
Waterford had the most outages in the state, with about 900 as of 8:30 a.m., according to Eversource.
But by 3 p.m. Sunday, only about 40 United Illuminating customers and less than 400 Eversource customers were without power.
The National Weather Service is predicting a chance of showers in Bridgeport and Danbury between 9 a.m. to noon, followed by a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.