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Mike DeSalvo

Tornado touches down in Conn.

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Southwestern Connecticut was spared the severe weather that moved into New England on Sunday, but other parts of the state weren’t so lucky. According to the Wolcott Police Department’s Facebook page, a tornado touched down just before 1 p.m. near Wolcott High School. The National Weather Service confirmed the tornado. EF0 tornado confirmed at 1250PM […] [Read More]
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Severe thunderstorms in the area

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The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Fairfield County. Winds exceeding 60 mph and hail are associated with the storm. The warning is in effect until 10:15 p.m. Here’s more from the NWS: VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO OCCUR WITH THIS LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS…WHICH COULD FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS QUICKLY […] [Read More]
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Litchfield County under severe storm watch

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UPDATE: The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northern Litchfield County. The NWS says the storm is capable of producing 60 mph winds and quarter-size hail. The warning is in effect until 9:15 p.m. A special weather statement issued for all of Litchfield County warns that 50 mph winds, hail, lightning […] [Read More]
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Flooding closes lanes of I-95

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is reporting the right two lanes of southbound Interstate 95 in New Haven are closed. The lane closures are between exits 46 and 45. There is no estimated time for when the lanes might reopen. [Read More]
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Flash flood warning for southern Fairfield County

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The National Weather Service has declared a flash flood warning for southern Fairfield County. The warning expires at 9:30 Monday night and comes on the heels of a severe thunderstorms that blew through the area. Here’s the release from the NWS: LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO WESTPORT …FAIRFIELD…TRUMBULL…BRIDGEPORT AND STRATFORD. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS […] [Read More]
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Severe thunderstorm, flood watches in effect

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UPDATE: The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement. STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT FAIRFIELD, NEW HAVEN AND WESTCHESTER COUNTIES PEOPLE IN FAIRFIELD…NEW HAVEN AND WESTCHESTER COUNTIES…INCLUDING RIDGEFIELD…BETHEL…BEDFORD…HARRISON…NEWTOWN…PORT CHESTER… GEORGETOWN…SOUTHBURY…STAMFORD AND NEW CANAAN…SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER SITUATION CLOSELY. LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE WARNINGS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD SEVERE WEATHER THREATEN. WINDS […] [Read More]
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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect

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The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Fairfield, New Haven, Litchfield and Hartford counties. According to NWS, “isolated strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible through the early evening hours.” Damaging winds are the biggest threat from the storm, but there is also a potential for small hail. The watch is […] [Read More]
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Area under severe thunderstorm watch

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UPDATE (6:25 p.m.): Even through the severe thunderstorm warning has passed, the watch remains in place until 9 p.m. As the radar shows, a strong line of storms continues to make its way across Connecticut.  UPDATE (5:35 p.m.): Fairfield County is under a severe thunderstorm warning until 6 p.m. Original post: A severe thunderstorm watch […] [Read More]
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Storm brings cancellations

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Schools are beginning to call off afternoon and evening events as a massive weather front finally makes its way to the region. Shelton Public Schools: All after-school activities and programs are canceled Stamford Public Schools: All after school activities and evening events are canceled St. Thomas Aquinas Church/School: No evening religious education classes Thursday [Read More]
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What the snow emergency means for you

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Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch has declared a snow emergency beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Cars parked on designated snow emergency streets should be removed or risk being towed. Click here for a list of the city’s designated snow emergency streets. For all other streets, alternate side of the street parking is in effect. Wednesday is […] [Read More]
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