A man died after getting out of his car and was swept by a flood in Norway, New York, state officials said.
The man, who has not been identified, "did not follow a traffic control signal" and went out into a flooded area, said Michael Kopi, the state's director of emergency management.
Winds are blowing
Tens of thousands of customers have also been without electricity in Pennsylvania, Vermont, Connecticut, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
More than 75 million Americans were under recommendations or wind warnings Friday morning from the Great Lakes of the Northeast, CNN meteorologists say.
There were at least 1
More than 20 low temperature records were set Thursday from the Midwest to the East Coast, meteorologists told CNN.