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Nor'Easter Slams Connecticut With Snow, Rain, Howling Winds

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A powerful storm moved through Connecticut overnight and into Monday morning, bringing snow, sleet, strong winds, and flooding to different parts of the state.

The snow began to fall statewide late Sunday night. After a quick coating in southern Connecticut, the snow changed to rain.

Snow continued through most of the early morning hours in northern Connecticut. Areas of Litchfield County saw anywhere from four to six inches of snow.

The storm also brought high winds to the state. The strongest winds were expected in southeastern Connecticut, which saw gusts above 50 mph overnight.

The winds could bring down power lines. At the height of the storm, United Illuminating was reporting more than 10,000 power outages and Eversource was reporting around 8,500 outages. As of 11 a.m., Eversource was reporting about 3,200 outages and United illuminating was reporting fewer than 150 outages.

Coastal flood warnings have been issued for shoreline areas of Fairfield, New Haven, and Middlesex counties and there has been some flooding in parts of the state, including in Groton.

A powerful nor'easter is causing flooding in Groton.
Flooding in Groton
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A nor'easter is causing some flooding in Groton.
Strong winds were expected to bring potential flooding along Connecticut's shoreline Monday morning.
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