New Hampshire Governor
John Lynch says the severe thunderstorm and possible tornadoes that hit New Hampshire Thursday killed at least one person, destroyed at
least six homes and damaged at least 100 others.
State and local
emergency crews are working to clean up after storms late Saturday and early
Sunday swept across Vermont. Rutland
was among the hardest-hit communities, with up to 80 properties seeing damage,
including the Asa Bloomer State Office Building.
Central Vermont Public Service customers who lost their power after Saturday’s violent thunderstorms finally got their electricity restored at one o’clock this morning. This weekend’s wind storms were the latest in a string that has created lots of overtime for utility line workers. As VPR’s Nina Keck reports, local arborists have been stretched thin as well.