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Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect

Tracking showers and thunderstorms for today.

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    NEWSLETTERS

    (Published Friday, Aug. 18, 2017)

    A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for Fairfield and Litchfield counties ahead if this afternoon and evenings severe weather threat. 

    Our team of meteorologists has issued a First Alert for strong to potentially severe thunderstorms today.

    A few showers and downpours will continue through the early afternoon hours. 

    The thunderstorm threat increases by the late afternoon and early evening hours. A few thunderstorms that do develop have could be strong to even severe with gusty winds, heavy rain, small hail, and frequent lightning. 

    You can see on First Alert Future Radar that a line of storms is expected to move through the state after 3 to 4 p.m. and continue into the evening hours.