The rapidly escalating coastal storm, known as the "bomb cyclone", brought torrential rain and wind gusts to the northeast, causing the removal of numerous trees and leaving hundreds of thousands of residents without energy.
National Weather Service's Weather Center has said the storm will continue to bring heavy rainfall, gusts and the threat of coastal flooding in parts of New England until Thursday before heading to Canada by Friday. inches of rain have fallen from Washington through Boston, which has now shifted from New York State to Maine.
"The story that will continue if you live in this region, we are under the winds, warnings, tips, of the Atlantic, which runs to the shore, "Meteorology Guth of Fox News Adam Klotz told "Fox & Friends".
"It's easy here," Kloz added.
WHAT IS A BOMB CYCLON? The storm brought strong winds along the coast, with gusts up to 90 mph in Provincetown, Massachusetts, reported overnight, according to NWS .
"Unfortunately, this wind will stay with us for the rest of the day," Klotz said.
These winds have caused many trees to fall across the region, closing roads and removing power lines About 400,000 customers are without power in the Northeast region, with the largest number of interruptions being in Maine and Massachusetts, according to PowerOutage.us.
The Duxbury Fire Department in Massachusetts has reported that many roads are "completely impassable" due to broken wires and trees.
"Use extreme care," officials said.
Many schools were closed throughout the Boston area and the MBTA warned that railroad drivers should expect "severe delays" due to so many wires and trees being pulled down, Boston 25
Winds were so strong in Dixbury, MA, Massachusetts. that several boats were blown out of the water on the coast.
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The storm also affected post-season MLB.
Game 4 of the AL Championship Series scheduled for Wednesday night was postponed for a day because of bad weather, with Game 5 being pushed to Friday night at Yankee Stadium and Games 6 and 7 in Houston on Saturday and Sunday if needed. The Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 4-1 on Tuesday to take the lead 2-2.
The winner will face Washington and its well-rested, talented rotation, starting in the city of AL on Tuesday night.
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The northeast coastal storm meets the criteria known as a "bomb cyclone", which means it is rapidly accelerating, dropping 24, millibars (or atmospheric pressure) over a 24-hour period, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). A typical millibar range is about 10 to 15.
Forecasters said that after the storm is gone, temperatures should be "pretty cool" for October, with highs 10 to 20 degrees below normal during the day.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.