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Severe Storms Lead To Power Outages, Tornado Warning In Dutchess

A look at the storm clouds Wednesday in Wappingers near Gatz & Tattz Tattoo shop.
A look at the storm clouds Wednesday in Wappingers near Gatz & Tattz Tattoo shop. Photo Credit: Lisa Provenza-Eack
Another look at the storm clouds Wednesday in Wappingers near Gatz & Tattz Tattoo shop.
Another look at the storm clouds Wednesday in Wappingers near Gatz & Tattz Tattoo shop. Photo Credit: Lisa Provenza-Eack
A look at the areas covered by the Tornado Warning that had been in effected.
A look at the areas covered by the Tornado Warning that had been in effected. Photo Credit: National Weather Service

A band of severe storms that swept through Dutchess early Wednesday evening led to heavy downpours, large hail and a Tornado Warning.

Nearly 3,000 county residents were left without power shortly after the storms arrived.

In addition to the Pawling area, the Tornado Warning also included southwestern Litchfield County in Connecticut.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Dutchess till 9 p.m. Wednesday.

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