Evening Update: Thunderstorms Moving Through Connecticut | NBC Connecticut

Evening Update: Thunderstorms Moving Through Connecticut

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    (Published Monday, June 19, 2017)

    A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Hartford, New Haven, Litchfield and Fairfield Counties and a thunderstorm watch is in effect for the rest of the state.

    Visit the NBC Connecticut First Alert Weather page for our First Alert Doppler Interactive Radar, your exclusive first alert 10-day forecast and hourly forecast.

    The severe storm prediction center (SPC) has placed most of Connecticut in a “Slight” risk of severe weather.  A portion of western CT falls in an “enhanced” risk of severe storms.  An enhanced risk in western Connecticut means there is a higher threat for storms to become severe.

    The main storm threats for any storms that do form would be damaging winds and hail.  With the tropical –like humidity in the air we can also expect briefly heavy rain which could cause flooding.
    Stay with the First Alert forecast team through the weekend as new data continues to come into the forecast center.  

    We expect strong winds, hail and very heavy rain. There is even a slight threat for a small tornado. The National Weather Service has issued a "flash flood watch" for Fairfield, Litchfield, Tolland, New Haven and Hartford counties for this afternoon and evening.  The threat for 1 to 2 inches of rain falling in a short amount of time is possible.

    A flash flood watch has been issued for Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Tolland and New Haven counties starting at noon Monday through later into the night.
    Photo credit: NBC Connecticut

    The storm prediction center (SPC) has placed most of Connecticut in a “slight” risk of severe weather. A portion of western Connecticut falls in an “enhanced” risk of severe storms. An enhanced risk in western Connecticut means there is a higher threat for storms to become severe.

    The timing of the storms should be after 2 p.m.  The best chance for the storms moving through would be after noon and evening from west to east.

    Stay with the First Alert forecast team as new data continues to come into the forecast center.

    Visit the NBC Connecticut First Alert Weather page for our First Alert Doppler Interactive Radar, your exclusive first alert 10-day forecast and hourly forecast.

    Get the latest from NBC Connecticut anywhere, anytime

    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android