Wednesday storm report; Lt. Gov. to view damage

Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman will be in Trumbull this morning, viewing damage to a series of trees and utility poles that closed Main Street Monday night and most of Tuesday.

Westfield Trumbull will host a Halloween family party today from 4-6. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The town has officially rescheduled trick-or-treating until Nov. 4 due to safety concerns regarding fallen limbs and power lines.

Hillcrest Middle School is open for residents to take showers until 8 p.m. tonight. Bring a towel and toiletries. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The Center at Priscilla Place remains the town's emergency shelter.

Fire Marshal Meg Murphy reminds residents to only use gas grills and generators outdoors. Cooking or running a generator inside a screened porch or garage can result in a lethal buildup of carbon monoxide gas, which is colorless and odorless. The gas can asphyxiate a person in minutes.

First Selectman Timothy Herbst has called a press briefing for 11:45 today. We will again be live Tweeting at the Trumbull Times Twitter page here.

Power remains out in most of town. Some businesses are open for limited cash transactions.