Update on storm Isaias from the City of Norwalk

Eversource outage map for Norwalk as of 2:00 p.m. 08/05/2020 (screen shot)

The City continues cleanup and recovery activities. City crews from Public works, Fire and Police departments are busy responding to reports of trees and wires down and road closures. More than 200 damage reports have been called in. More than 12,000 outages have been reported to Eversource and all territory served by SNEW is without power. Residents should continue to try and report outages by phone, text or via their app. Calf Pasture, Veterans park and Cranbury Park will be closed Wednesday, August 5 so the area can be safely cleared. Residents can contact Norwalk Customer service at 203-854-3200 to report damage.

At this time there is no estimate for restoration, but information continues to come in and residents should plan to be without power for a few days.

Due to COVID, The city is working with the American Red Cross on non-congregate sheltering options. Residents who sustained direct damage to their homes, such a trees through their houses, can contact the Red Cross at 877-287-3327.

Traffic lights are out throughout the City and residents are encouraged to stay off the roads and allow crews to safely work. While many residents may want to walk outside to survey the damage, its important to remember that debris can be dangerous. Downed trees and limbs can contain wires and other hazards. Some wires may still have a current and can dangerous to adults, pets and children. Don’t assume wires are de-energized!

Residents are encouraged to be a good neighbor and check on elderly or vulnerable friends and family members, especially if they’ve lost power.

The city will continue to post information on the website at www.norwalkct.org

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