In many areas with power outages, the temperature in homes is barely 50 degrees, and trick-or-treating has been canceled because of concerns about downed wires.
Bridgeport tornado: Trees were split in half, cars were crushed, and power lines were toppled as a suspected tornado ripped through Bridgeport, Connecticut Thursday.
The Middletown explosion at an under-construction power plant in Connecticut may have been caused by a natural gas leak, according to officials. The blast is reported to have killed two people and injured several more.
Disconnect notices have risen sharply, indicating stress on more households.