Northern Middlesex Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 11:40 AM EDT del 17 Aprile 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Connecticut River at Hartford. * Until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled. * At 11:16 am Thursday the stage was 19.8 feet. * Flood stage is 16.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 20.0 feet by early Friday morning and then will begin falling. * 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.

1140 am EDT Thu Apr 17 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Connecticut River at Middle Haddam. * Until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled. * At 9:45 am Thursday the stage was 9.5 feet. * Flood stage is 7.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. * Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 10.5 feet by early Friday morning. * 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.

Record Report
Statement as of 1:25 PM EDT on April 17, 2014

...Record daily maximum snowfall set at Newark NJ...

A record snowfall of 0.1 inches was set at Newark NJ yesterday. This breaks the old record of trace set in 1992.