Flood Warnings in Effect Along Parts of Connecticut River

Flood warnings have been extended for Hartford and Middlesex counties along the Connecticut River after heavy rain Monday caused water levels to rise.

The National Weather Service predicts the river will rise above flood stage by Wednesday afternoon.

We could see minor flooding in low-lying areas of Hartford, Wethersfield and Glastonbury. According to the NWS, Flooding is likely along Route 17A in Portland.

It will be dry overnight, but showers and thunderstorms will likely develop again Wednesday afternoon and into the evening.

Flood warnings are expected to remain in effect through Thursday night.

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