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Communities across the East Coast were cleaning up early Wednesday morning after powerful spring storms killed at least four people, cut power to nearly 400,000 customers from Maryland to Maine, and frustrated commuters with train delays and road closures.

Wind gusts of up to 50 to 60 miles per hour toppled trees and downed power lines Tuesday afternoon. In New York City, people reported winds blowing off the top of a water tower and video captured water from a rooftop pool spraying into the air as dark clouds rolled in.


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