BOSTON (WHDH) - Thousands of homes and businesses were without power Tuesday morning as whipping winds caused damage throughout the Bay State.

More than 6,000 customers were without power as of 5:30 p.m., according to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.

The outages appeared to be widespread throughout the state.

All of Mass. was under a wind advisory for most of the day as gusts reach up to 60 mph.

In addition to power outages, the whipping winds have also led to downed tree limbs and branches.

For the latest forecast updates, visit the 7Weather page.

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