Storm leaves trail of power outages, damage in Hudson Valley

Elida Arroyo of Tarrytown faces a downpour as

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Elida Arroyo of Tarrytown faces a downpour as she waits for a bus home on South Highland Avenue at Rockledge Avenue in Ossining. A tornado watch and flash-flood warning is in effect for much of the metro area, with the worst of the weather expected to be over by Wednesday morning. (Sept. 18, 2012) (Credit: Xavier Mascarenas)

Utility crews were expected to continue repair work Wednesday, returning electricity to tens of thousands of homes across the Hudson Valley after Tuesday's roiling storms and violent wind gusts.

The storm felled trees and power lines, delayed trains and closed roads as it raged intermittently Tuesday. By Wednesday, the storm had made its way east, leaving scattered tree limbs and flooded...

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