More than 1 million power outages after one of the strongest Fall storms in recent memory explodes off the Mid-Atlantic along the US East coast

More than 1 million power outages in the Northeast after blockbuster fall storm, one of the strongest in memory, exploded off the Mid-Atlantic coast Sunday night before tearing through the Northeastern United States.

Tropical storm-force wind gusts rattled the Mid-Atlantic while some hurricane-force gusts battered coastal New England, the hardest-hit area. One location in eastern Massachusetts clocked a gust at 93 mph.

More than 1.3 million customers lost power, mostly in New England, the most since Hurricane Sandy five years ago. There were 300,000 customers in the dark in Massachusetts, 500,000 in Maine, New Hampshire: 230,000; Connecticut: 150,000; Rhode Island: 145,000 and Vermont: 70,000.

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Severa bombogenesis on the east coast of the us cuts power to several millions of residents.
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Wind gusts cut power to more thaqn 1.3 million people in New England on October 30 2017.

The 400,000 power failures in Maine, where winds gusted to 70 mph in spots, represents almost one-third of its population and surpasses the number during its great ice storm in 1998.

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Power lines destroyed by hurricane winds along the east coast of the US on October 30 2017.
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A tree uprooted and cutting down power to millions of US americans on October 30 2017.

Rainfall amounts generally ranged from one to five inches, with the heaviest totals from northeast West Virginia to western New York. A remarkable amount of territory received at least an inch of rain, including the entirety of Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and almost all of Pennsylvania, New York and Vermont.

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Rainfall along the US Eastcoast during this anomalous bombogenesis along the US East Coast on October 30 2017

The storm drew a tremendous stream of moisture into the region, sourced from the Caribbean, and including the remnants of Tropical Storm Philippe.

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The strong winds also damaged ships.
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Destroyed ships along the east coast of the US after a dramatic storm on October 30 2017

Peak winds reached 40 to 50 mph around Washington and Baltimore on Sunday night. The top gust at Reagan National Airport and Baltimore’s Inner Harbor was 47 mph. Wind gusts in New England were on par with a high-end tropical storm with gusts at the coast reaching 60 to 80 mph and 40 to 60 mph in inland locations.

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Wind gusts measured along the east coast of the US during biblical storm on East coast cutting off power to more than 1.3 million people.

The winds and resulting power failures closed schools in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont.

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Coastal regions wer flooded after the great October storm on the >US east coast on October 30 2017
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Even a children playground was flooded.

The storm underwent bombogenesis, meaning that it rapidly intensified, increasing the strength of winds near the center.

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Another anomalous weather event on October 30 2017 along the US East Coast

Flash flooding in Bartlett, NH:

Reports of debris and flooded roadways across #Massachusetts. This scene was caught in Brookline:

Because tides were low, coastal flooding was not a serious issue, although a storm surge of nearly five feet came into New York City. The city averted flooding issues only because this surge coincided with low tide.

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