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Bill Pearse
August 21, 2019 - 8:10 pm
(WTIC) - Severe thunderstorms moved across Connecticut Wednesday, triggering two tornado warnings and several severe thunderstorm warnings.Tornado warnings were issued for Hartford, Tolland and Windham counties.Rotation was detected on radar, but there were no reports of any tornadoes touching down...
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Bernie Loubier
July 21, 2019 - 3:50 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Andrew N. Mais is urging homeowners to review their insurance policies before the upcoming tropical storm season. Peak hurricane season in Connecticut begins in mid-August and runs through late October. Mais says policyholders should discuss...
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July 13, 2019 - 4:18 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Latest on Barry (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Authorities say Tropical Storm Barry is unlikely to push the Mississippi River over the levees that protect the city of New Orleans. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official Mark Wingate told reporters on a conference call Saturday...
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July 13, 2019 - 11:24 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The storm threatening the Louisiana coast has strengthened to a hurricane. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its 11 a.m. Saturday advisory that Barry had reached maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph), with higher gusts. Hurricane-force winds were measured some 45...
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