Strong to Severe Thunderstorms This Afternoon - NBC Connecticut

Strong to Severe Thunderstorms This Afternoon

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    NEWSLETTERS

    (Published Tuesday, June 13, 2017)

    Thunderstorms continue to move through the state. Severe Thunderstorms were issued earlier today for stronger storms that moved into Litchfield, Fairfield, and New Haven counties. Luckily there are no reports of storm damage. 

    Scattered thunderstorms will continue through the evening hours. Some thunderstorms could be strong to even severe. The main threat with the storms are hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning. There is also a small threat for minor flooding in a few cities and towns.

    Click here if you're looking for a more in-depth and scientific explanation of today's thunderstorm threat. Ryan Hanrahan has a look at meteorological conditions.

    Temperatures surged into the 90s on Tuesday. It's the third consecutive day with temperatures above 90, making it an official heat wave.