Motorists on East Mountain Road in Westfield were detoured after a large tree fell on a truck, forcing police to completely close down the roadway.
Westfield police officials say that the tree fell at about 4:30 p.m. near 340 East Mountain Road, which is in an elevated area. The road has since reopened.
Wind gusts in Westfield reached 48 mph on Tuesday afternoon according to CBS 3 Meteorologist Nick Morganelli, which is strong enough to bring down trees.
Power outages were reported in West Springfield, Springfield, Southampton and Chesterfield due to high winds Tuesday afternoon.
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