An excessive heat warning has been issued for Hartford County through Wednesday night and there is a heat advisory for the rest of the state, which prompted some school districts to announce early dismissals.
Several factors are expected to lead to a quiet hurricane season in the Atlantic.
The NBC Connecticut meteorologists have issued a First Alert for the threat of strong to severe storms today.
Thunderstorms are moving through Connecticut. Eversource is reporting more than 3,000 outages and Windsor Locks' fire department is reporting flash flooding.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Litchfield and Hartford counties and a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect for other parts of Connecticut.
Heavy rain moving through parts of Connecticut on Saturday and Sunday will be unsettled as well.
Strong storms are moving through Connecticut Wednesday evening.
HVAC repairmen have been working overtime to cover calls from customers with broken air conditioning.
Tornadoes strike New England again.
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