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Severe Thunderstorms Warnings, Watches End in Connecticut

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Severe thunderstorm warnings and watches have expired for Connecticut, but not before a line of storms produced high winds, heavy rain, and even hail in some places Thursday afternoon.

The storms came through on a day the state is dealing with extreme heat as part of a heat wave.

Storms moving through Thursday brought hail to Washington. Thank you to Keri Taylor-Hoffer for sharing the video.

Warnings were issued this afternoon as storms brought thunder, lightning and wind and the NBC Connecticut First Alert meteorologists were tracking a cell in Hartford County that was showing signs of rotation.

Eversource is reporting just over 2,000 power outages as of 3 p.m., mostly in New Milford, Danbury, New Fairfield, Sherman and Plymouth.

There's a heat advisory in effect because of the high temperatures and humidity. Feel-like temps could reach 100 to 104 degrees in some areas.

Some Connecticut families have been trying to beat the heat by utilizing cooling centers, community pools, splash pads and more.

You can get the latest forecast anytime here.

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