Some of Darien without power Monday morning after high winds, rain
UPDATE 11 a.m. — Approximately 250 customers remain without power as Eversource continues restoration efforts. First Selectman Jayme Stevenson says the company is doing a good job to respond and restore power.
"We are down from 1,000 outages overnight. Things are going well but we still have some areas of concern. Traffic is moving ok despite some signals not working downtown," she said.
Traffic signs are down on the Post Road at West Avenue, Tokeneke Road and Center Street. Areas of concern regarding wires include Mansfield Place, and a wire burning on Old Farm Road, as well as a tree across Locust Hill at Arrowhead Way.
Currently Stevenson said there is no estimated time of restoration for remaining outages.
9 a.m. — Power outages in Darien are up to 326, or 4% of its customers according to Eversource. Currently state outages are at approximately 145,000 or 11% of Eversource customers.
7:25 a.m. Currently 261 Darien Eversource customers are without power after high winds and rain pummeled the area Sunday afternoon.
At the height of the storm overnight, 45 road closures or blockages were reported by Darien Police.
No major roads are closed but several side roads remain impassable or partially blocked.
Darien Public Schools are running regular schedul but schools in the area are delayed or closed. Wilton and Ridgefield Public Schools are closed. New Canaan is on two-hour delay. Darien Schools Superintendent Dan Brenner tweeted an update Monday morning.
Schools open. Please be patient as buses may be slightly delayed. All buildings have phones, computers, water and lights.
— Dan Brenner (@SupBrenner) October 30, 2017
A coastal flood warning is in effect for Darien until just before 12. A wind advisory remains in effect until 2 p.m. Monday. However, weather appears to clear for Halloween Tuesday.