WORCESTER (CBS) — Utility crews were out on the streets working to restore power in the Worcester area after Saturday’s storm.
At the height of the storm, more than 3,000 people were without power, according to MEMA’s outage map. As of 9:30 p.m., the number has dropped under 500.READ MORE: Rain Totals: Who Has The Most For August 5?
Flash Flooding occurred in many spots throughout central Massachusetts into northern Connecticut and Rhode Island on Saturday, with 1-3 inches of rain.
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A severe thunderstorm watch was issued for western Massachusetts and Connecticut until 11 p.m. Saturday.MORE NEWS: 'It's So Worth It': Volunteer Puppy Raisers At NEADS In Princeton Help Train Service Dogs
Worcester saw over two inches of rain on Saturday.