Storm debris makes for difficult driving conditions, school closures

Tree down closes a portion of Short Beach Road in Branford. (Photo Courtesy: Matt Buynak/ Report It)

(WTNH)– The severe storm is making for some difficult driving conditions Monday morning.

It’s a slow go in a lot of areas as trees, wires and storm debris down on the roads are making many streets impassable.

Related: Get the full forecast here

The weather is also closing and delaying some school openings across the state because of the road closures and power outages.

Related: School Closings and Delays

According to the Department of Transportation, the storm also closed several state parks. Harkness Memorial in Waterford; Gillette Castle in East Haddam; Haystack Mountain in Norfolk, Hopeville Pond in Griswold and Sherwood Island in Westport are all closed due to storm damage.

Related: Handy Connecticut links during wind storms

Commuters are encouraged to leave early to allow for some extra time when hitting the roads.

Photos: Strong Storm Pictures – 10/29/17

Below are some road and train closures that have happened throughout the morning.

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