Northern Middlesex Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 12:11 PM EDT on April 19, 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Connecticut River at Hartford. * Until Monday evening...or until the warning is cancelled. * At 12:01 PM Saturday the stage was 19.2 feet. * Flood stage is 16.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 19.3 feet by this afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Monday afternoon. * Impact...at 19.0 feet...flooding of low lying areas below Hartford is expected...especially in areas that are outside of levee protection. Flooding also affects low lying areas upstream of Hartford...including a portion of Windsor where the Farmington River empties into the Connecticut River. Further downstream flooding closes most of Meadow Road...Route 17 a...in Portland. Flooding impacts the Middletown Marina and Meadow farms. In Cromwell...portions of River Road will be closed. Flooding continues along the river through Essex.

1211 PM EDT Sat Apr 19 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Connecticut River at Middle Haddam. * Until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled. * At 11:45 am Saturday the stage was 9.5 feet. * Flood stage is 7.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...the river will continue to fall to a stage of 9.3 feet by tomorrow morning. * Impact...at 9.5 feet...flooding closes most of Meadow Road...Route 17 a...in the Gildersleeve section of Portland. Flooding impacts the Middletown Marina and Meadow farms. In Cromwell...portions of River Road will be closed. In Rocky Hill...parts of Meadow Road will be impassable for a time. Flooding continues along the river southward through Essex.

Record Report
Statement as of 02:23 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.