The severe thunderstorm warnings in Connecticut have expired as of 5:30 p.m.
The cleanup continues across the state after localized reports of damage. Storms brought down trees in Woodbridge and there are reports of storm damage in Ansonia from a possible downburst or microburst. Trees also came down in other towns. Video showed a tree down in Milford.
In Ansonia, the reports of storm damage include trees down on Prospect and Beaver streets and one video shows wild winds and rain. In Woodbridge, photos show trees down near Hickory Lane.
Emergency crews responded to the North Stonington Fairgrounds for a report of a person struck by lightning Thursday afternoon. Because of weather, the North Stonington Fair is closed tonight, according to Rockwell Amusements.
The main threats with the storms are strong winds, hail and heavy rain, which could lead to flash flooding. Areas of the state could still face rain and winds, though the severe aspect to the weather is winding down.
Here are some of the key highlights from today's storms, according to chief meteorologist Brad Field:
2 PM: ANSONIA: multiple trees and wires down on Prospect & Beaver
2 PM: WOODBRIDGE: tree down Hickory Lane
3:25 PM: WESTON: multiple trees, wires down
3:52 PM: BRIDGEPORT: gust 48 mph
Track conditions in real time using the interactive radar.
Low pressure from the eastern Great Lakes moves in Friday and temperatures will cool down significantly. The cooling will also include a decrease in humidity to more comfortable levels.
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