Fierce storms ripped through the Glens Falls area around dinnertime on Sunday, flooding streets and bringing down power lines and trees.
Numerous fire departments responded and several roads were closed. South Glens Falls and Fort Edward seemed particularly hard hit.
Bridge Street, which carries Route 197 across Rogers Island, was closed around 7 p.m. with wires and trees in the roadway. A house on the north side of Bridge Street had its roof damaged by the storm.
There were several other calls on the scanner for trees or wires down in the Fort Edward area. In Moreau, both Route 32 and Burt Road were shut down for a time south of Route 197 due to storm damage.
The National Grid website reported more than 1,000 customers in Fort Edward were still without power as of 11 p.m. There were also scattered outages in Glens Falls, Lake Luzerne and Moreau. As of 9 a.m., around 250 customers remained without electricity across Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties.
Many streets and yards in Glens Falls and surrounding communities were temporarily flooded by storms. Some cars forged through waterlogged Maple Street near the intersection with Walnut, spraying plumes of water into the air. Others thought better of making the try.
Many roads were coated with a mixture of green leaves and tree limbs from the storm.