Vulnerable Trees, High Winds, Other Factors Combined for Unusually Severe Storm Damage from Isaias

— Aug. 14, 2020 STORRS, Conn. – Gypsy moth infestations and drought conditions in recent years have weakened trees throughout Connecticut to such an extent that forests were particularly vulnerable when the remnants of Hurricane Isaias swept through on Aug. 4, causing extensive power outages related to tree damage. Those factors, along with the capricious … Continue reading Vulnerable Trees, High Winds, Other Factors Combined for Unusually Severe Storm Damage from Isaias