Rain, blustery conditions depart southern New England
BOSTON (AP) — A fast-moving storm system brought rain and gusty winds to southern New England, causing power outages on Cape Cod and delaying the start of the Travelers Championship golf tournament in Connecticut.
More than 10,000 customers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island lost power Sunday morning, most on Cape Cod, but only about 300 remained by late afternoon.
Wind gusts between 40 mph and 50 mph were reported in eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island, with 58 mph reported on Nantucket.
A high surf advisory remained in effect until 8 p.m. for ocean-exposed east and south facing beaches in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
The National Weather service reported the highest rainfall totals were 3 inches at Wakefield and 2.70 inches at Warwick in Rhode Island, and 2.67 in Rockport, Massachusetts.
Several Connecticut towns postponed fireworks shows because of the rainy weather.