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Strong Storms Move Through Connecticut

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Strong thunderstorms rolled through Connecticut on Wednesday afternoon.

Severe thunderstorm warnings were posted for much of the state but expired just before 5 p.m. Another set of strong storms threatened just after 7 p.m., but fell apart.

There were reports of flooding on Main Street in Danbury Wednesday night.

You can ready the full warning from the National Weather Service at the bottom of this article.

Some of the storms dropped small hail in areas of eastern Connecticut.

There is a chance for more storms throughout the evening.

Thursday will be mostly sunny and warmer with highs near 90.

Our next storm chance is Friday night. Scattered thunderstorms are possible. Highs will be in the mid-80s.

The rain will clear for the holiday weekend with temperatures in the 80s both days.

You can get the latest forecast anytime here.

The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a
 * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
 Northwestern Windham County in northern Connecticut...
 Northeastern Tolland County in northern Connecticut...
 * Until 445 PM EDT.
 * At 359 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Ashford, or 8
 miles north of Mansfield, moving east at 20 mph.
 HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
 SOURCE...Radar indicated.
 IMPACT...Expect wind damage to trees and power lines. Minor hail
 damage to vehicles is possible.
 * Locations impacted include...
 Mansfield, Stafford, Woodstock, Willington, Ashford, Pomfret,
 Chaplin, Eastford and Union.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service New York NY
324 PM EDT Wed Jul 1 2020

The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Northeastern New London County in southern Connecticut...

* Until 415 PM EDT.

* At 323 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Ledyard
Center, or near Norwich, moving east at 30 mph.

HAZARD...Ping pong ball size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect
damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles.

* This severe thunderstorm will be near...
Griswold around 340 PM EDT.
Voluntown around 350 PM EDT.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

Prepare immediately for large hail and deadly cloud to ground
lightning. Seek shelter inside a well-built structure. Stay away from

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