CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

New York Weather

Severe Weather

Current Watches and Warnings

More Maps

Connecticut, Northern Middlesex

Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:37 PM EDT on April 18, 2014

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on April 21, 2014


The Flood Warning continues for
the Connecticut River at Hartford.
* Until Monday evening... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:16 PM Friday the stage was 19.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Monday afternoon.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet... flooding is expected along the river in
portions of Wethersfield... Glastonbury... Rocky Hill and Cromwell.
The high waters and swift flows will disrupt some Cross River Ferry
services. Upstream of Hartford... flooding will continue to affect
portions of Windsor. Immediate river roads may become impassable
in all of these communities. Further downstream flooding will
continue to overspread sections of Portland... Middletown as well as
Chester. Some immediate river roads will be impassable.




937 PM EDT Fri Apr 18 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
the Connecticut River at Middle Haddam.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:45 PM Friday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will remain near 10.0 feet through early
Saturday morning then begin falling. However... it will remain in
minor flood for the next few days.
* Impact... at 10.5 feet... flooding continues to overspread sections of
Portland and Middletown... as well as downstream towns including
Chester and Essex. Some immediate river roads will be impassable.
In Cromwell this usually impacts portions of River Road. In Rocky
Hill... portions of Meadow Road will become impassable.


Frank



Special Statement

Statement as of 3:42 AM EDT on April 19, 2014

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on April 19, 2014


... Enhanced risk of fire spread today...

The combination of low relative humidity levels and increasing
northerly flow today will result in conditions favorable for the
rapid spread of brush fires.

Relative humidities will be lowest this afternoon... dropping into
the 20s across the area. Winds will be light this morning...
increasing this afternoon to 10 to 15 mph with 20 to 25 mph gusts.

The risk will diminish by this evening as relative humidities
increase and the winds begin to diminish.

If you spot a fire or smoke plume... please report it to the
authorities immediately.




Record Report

Statement as of 2:23 AM EDT on April 19, 2014


... Record low temperature set at LaGuardia NY...

a record low temperature of 35 degrees was set at LaGuardia NY yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 36 set in 2003.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Record Report
Alaska - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
California - High Surf Advisory , Record Report
Colorado - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Record Report
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Flood Warning
Maryland - Record Report
Massachusetts - Flood Warning
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Record Report
Missouri - Record Report
Montana - High Wind Watch
New Jersey - Special Statement , Record Report
New York - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oregon - High Surf Advisory
Pennsylvania - Special Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
South Dakota - Wind Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Vermont - Flood Warning
Virginia - Record Report
Washington - Areal Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Record Report