SEVERE WEATHER

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  • Flood Warning

    Hartford, CT

    1211 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

    THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
    THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD.
    * UNTIL MONDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
    * AT 12:01 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.2 FEET.
    * FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.
    * MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
    * FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 19.3 FEET BY THIS
    AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE MONDAY AFTERNOON.
    * IMPACT...AT 19.0 FEET...FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS BELOW HARTFORD
    IS EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS THAT ARE OUTSIDE OF LEVEE
    PROTECTION. FLOODING ALSO AFFECTS LOW LYING AREAS UPSTREAM OF
    HARTFORD...INCLUDING A PORTION OF WINDSOR WHERE THE FARMINGTON
    RIVER EMPTIES INTO THE CONNECTICUT RIVER. FURTHER DOWNSTREAM
    FLOODING CLOSES MOST OF MEADOW ROAD...ROUTE 17 A...IN PORTLAND.
    FLOODING IMPACTS THE MIDDLETOWN MARINA AND MEADOW FARMS. IN
    CROMWELL...PORTIONS OF RIVER ROAD WILL BE CLOSED. FLOODING
    CONTINUES ALONG THE RIVER THROUGH ESSEX.

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