KEY POINTS

  • New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut suffer most power outages
  • Isaias downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone
  • The storm spawned at least five tornadoes in North Carolina

Isaias is almost gone but hardly forgotten.

The deadly storm was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone Wednesday morning and spinning toward Canada but not before killing at least six people and leaving millions without power along the East Coast.

The storm spawned several tornadoes, including one that killed two people and injured several others at a mobile home park in North Carolina, according to USA Today.

Other deaths were reported in Maryland, New York City, Pennsylvania and Delaware, USA Today reported.

Almost 4 million people lost power during the storm with New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut the hardest hit, according to poweroutage.us.  New Jersey had almost a million customers without power Tuesday and New York and Connecticut more than 700,000 each.

Fortunately, the storm didn’t bring that rain to the New York area that Superstorm Sandy did in 2012.

"The storm has been much more of a wind event than flooding so far, thank God," New York Mayor Bill de Blasio told local news station NY1.

At 2 p.m. EDT, the National Hurracane Center reported the storm had slammed eastern Pennsylvania and invaded the New York-New Jersey area with 65 mph winds. 

Mario Stiles, 60, was the lone New Yorker killed by the storm, according to cbslocal.com.

Stiles died when a tree fell on a car at 143rd Street and 84th Drive in the Briarwood section of Queens, CBS TV-2 reported..

“They were working on it for a while. They were trying to get him out, but it was a huge tree,” one witness told the TV station.

More than 130 flights were canceled at New York's LaGuardia Airport and JFK.

The storm also caused service on the Staten Island Ferry also was halted and the Verrazzano Bridge closed.

“Largely the problem in this storm is high winds and downed trees,” MTA Chairman Pat Foye told a press conference.

At least two people were killed when a tornado hit a mobile home park in Bertie County, North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper told ABC's "Good Morning America."

At least five tornadoes were reported in North Carolina.

Virginia Beach, Virginia, City Manager Patrick Duhaney declared a state of emergency as public works crews checked 1,160 miles of stormwaterpiping, 55,000 manholes, 57 miles of canals, 693 miles of ditches and 500 sotrmwater pond outlets and spillways, WAVY reported.

Norfolk, Virginia, reported widespread damage.

New Jersey Gov. Philip D. Murpjy declared a state of emergency for his state and closed government offices. In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged New Yorkers to exercise caution.

Widespread power outages were reported in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. In New Jersey, more than 1.4 million power customers were reported in the dark. The Metropolitan Transit Authority suspended above-ground subway service in New York and service on all Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Railroad lines was shut down.

All of Massachusetts was under a tornado watch.

The storm made landfall  Monday near to Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina.

Tropical storm warnings stretched fromChincoteague, Virginia, to Eastport, Maine, with winds extending as far as 140 miles.

Gale-force winds were expected to spread into southeastern Quebec late Tuesday and into Wednesday.

(Updated 3:20 p.m. EDT)