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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Expires, Air Quality Alerts Issued

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A severe thunderstorm watch that was in effect for northern Connecticut has expired.

Tuesday also saw an air quality alert issued for most of Connecticut due to the western wildfires and the resulting unhealthy fine particle levels.

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Hartford county Tuesday afternoon but has since expired.

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Hartford, Litchfield, Tolland and Windham counties until 10 p.m.

Earlier today, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection issued an air quality alert for all of Connecticut except for Litchfield County due to the western wildfires and the resulting unhealthy fine particle levels.

Yesterday, the smoke and haze became so dense, dispatchers across northern Connecticut received dozens of 911 calls from people who believed there was a fire nearby.

Smoke from wildfires out west has moved its way back into Connecticut Monday, creating a haze across parts of the state.

The humidity today will be moderate and the highs will be around 90 degrees.

Showers and a few storms will move through the state this evening and tonight.

There will be a break from the humidity tomorrow.

Storms are also possible early Wednesday morning ahead of a partly sunny day and the storms will bring some cooler air.

We will have more showers or thundershower Thursday into Friday morning, but it will not be a total washout.

The weekend looks clear with cool temperatures.

You can get the latest forecast anytime here.

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