Damage and power outages reported
Hazardous travel is expected this morning around the region as trees, limbs and debris has messed up the roads. Use caution while driving and allow for extra time to get to your destinations. If you are without power, conserve your resources as best as possible. Conditions should improve to help restoration efforts as the day unfolds.
Worst of the wind over by mid-morning
Southwest coastal areas see wind begin to drop around daylight. The strongest gusts DownEast work through by 9-10 AM and then the wind settles for a few hours. Impressive gusts recorded in Southern New England including Barnstable on Cape Cod which clocked a speed of 90 mph. Around western and southern Maine and New Hampshire, Mount Washington recorded a gust of 125 mph. Closer to the surface, Kittery Point registered a 67 mph gust. Gusts in range of 50-60 mph were consistent along the shorelines.
Rain ending over southern areas;