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Storm Causes Power Outages, Flooding

Severe thunderstorm warning for Fairfield County canceled.

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    Exit 25 was closed on Interstate 84 west in Waterbury as of 7:51 p.m. due to flooding. Department of Transportation crews respond to clean it up. It's unknown when the exit will. reopen.

    All flash flood warnings issued for Hartford, Fairfield, Tolland and Windham counties Sunday night and a severe thunderstorm issued for the Fairfield area have been canceled. A flood watch remains in effect for those counties until 4 a.m. Monday.

    Exit 25 was closed on Interstate 84 west in Waterbury as of 7:51 p.m. due to flooding. Department of Transportation crews respond to clean it up. It's unknown when the exit will. reopen.

    Berlin police have received several reports of flooded roads in town, but said that there are no road closures at this point. While the National Weather Service reported flooding on Route 189 in Granby, police said they have no reports of flooding on that road in their town and that it's passable.

    Hail and damaging winds are possible, according to the National Weather Service.

    Flash flooding watches have also been issued for Fairfield, New Haven, Hartford, Tolland and Windham counties until 11 p.m. Sunday night. Flood advisories were in effect in northern Windham County and northeastern Tolland County until 5:15 p.m.

    There were 3,142 Eversource customers without power at one point, according to the power company's outage map, but that number was down to 963 by 7:37  p.m. At one point there were 2,396 in Woodbury without power due to downed wires on Carmel Hill Road, but that number was down to 414 as of 7:37 p.m.

    Some parts of the state saw rain showers Sunday as a cold front moved in.

    Inches of rain falling in some locations made street flooding a possibility, according to NBC Connecticut First Alert Meteorologist Darren Sweeney. 

    After the warmest May on record by several degrees, temperatures dipped into the 60s by dinner time. 

    Monday will remain chilly. The average high is 75 degrees. 

    Temperatures should warm up again by Wednesday. 

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