Strong overnight winds caused damages, power outages Tuesday morning

Strong wind gust moved through the area around 1:00 a.m.

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Thousands of people in Massachusetts were without power Tuesday morning after strong wind gust blew through the state around 1:00 a.m.

Towns mostly affected by the outages included Shelburne, Buckland, Greenfield, Ashfield, and Leyden. At one point, Buckland had 52% of its customers without power according to the MEMA outage map.

State Police told 22News wind gust up to 45 miles per hour brought down branches and power lines around western Mass.

Reports of damages as compiled by the National Weather Service. They are unconfirmed:

Greenfield: Tree fell down on I-91 between exits 26 and 27.

Charlemont: Pole snapped and brought wires down on Laurel Lane.

Chesterfield: Trees brought down wires on Farmhouse Road.

Cummington: Several trees and wires fell down on unspecified roads.

Plainfield: Several trees and wires fell down on unspecified roads.

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