Three confirmed dead after severe storms in the Northeast

Powerful Northeast Storms Kill Two, Snarl Commutes, Knock Out Power to Thousands

At Least 2 Dead, Thousands Without Power After Violent Storms Slam US Northeast

Police in Newburg said the girl and her mother had arrived home and were unloading the auto when strong winds knocked the tree onto the vehicle. The biggest threat for flooding will be from southern New Jersey to Virginia, where 4-8 inches of rain could fall with localized heavier amounts possible.

"Please be aware that there are hundreds of downed trees, utility poles and electrical lines".

Tuesday's storms were blamed for at least two deaths in the state. A 3-year-old child in the vehicle was not harmed, according to the Connecticut State Police. Her 3-year-old passenger did not appear to be injured.

An 11-year-old NY girl was killed when a large tree toppled onto the vehicle she was in.

CT officials said two people in New Fairfield and Danbury were killed in separate accidents when trees fell on their trucks, including a woman whose three-year-old child escaped injury.

Rainfall from the storm flooded roads, stranding motorists and train commuters.

Powerful Northeast Storms Kill Two, Snarl Commutes, Knock Out Power to Thousands

More than 90,000 customers of the state's two major utilities remained without power on Wednesday morning, majority in the western part of the state.

There were multiple reports of high water throughout Maryland, especially in Frederick and Montgomery counties, the Maryland State Highway Administration said.

Golf-ball sized hail pounded Saugerties, New York. Most winds were 60-70 miles per hour while a few reached over 70, CNN meteorologist Taylor Ward said.

The National Weather Service said the strong thunderstorms created a small weather-generated tsunami off the New Jersey coast.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency in several counties in southeast New York and deployed members of the New York National Guard to assist with the recovery.

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