Weather Stories

File photo of a tornado by Dreamstime
May 17, 2018 - 12:23 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The National Weather Service has confirmed that two additional tornadoes struck in western Connecticut during this week's severe storms, bringing the total to four. Nobody was injured by the twisters, which the weather service says hit Winsted at about 3:45 p.m. Tuesday and...
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Matt Dwyer
May 17, 2018 - 6:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Residents in the Northeast cleaned up Wednesday, a day after powerful storms pounded the region with torrential rain and marble-sized hail, leaving at least four people dead and more than 200,000 homes and businesses without power. Connecticut officials said two people in New...
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Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer
May 16, 2018 - 7:30 pm
The National Weather Service says a preliminarty survey of storm damage in New Haven County indicates an EF1 tornado with estimated peak winds of 110 miles per hour moved along a 9 and half mile path from Beacon Falls to Hamden,uprooting numerous trees.A ``macroburst'' packing 100 mph winds caused...
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File photo of uprooted trees by Dreamstime
John Silva
May 16, 2018 - 10:54 am
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC Radio) - The vast majority of the state has seen some sort of significant tree damage as a result of the violent thunderstorms that tore through on Tuesday. As a result, a number of state parks and forests are off limits to the public as personnel assess the extent of the...
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