NEWTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Massachusetts residents are waking up to damage after strong winds downed trees across the state, knocked out power for tens of thousands, and wreaked havoc in several communities.
Friday night’s wild weather brought driving rain, lightning, and gusty winds capable of downing trees in several communities, including Worcester, Billerica, Newton, and Chelmsford.
Crews in Newton cleaned up a large tree that fell across a road during the storm.
Another tree came down on a home in Groton, causing major damage and cutting electricity to the house.
Trees also brought down wires in Westford and Chelmsford. Another tree blocked a road in Cambridge.
In Holyoke, whipping winds ripped a roof off of a building, causing residents to vacate and spend the night in a hotel.
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