U.S. National Weather Service Alerts for Bristol, CT

  • FLOOD WARNING

    FLOOD WARNING

    Now - Monday, Apr 21, 8:00pm

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE CONNECTICUT RIVER AT HARTFORD. * UNTIL MONDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED. * AT 10:16 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.9 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 EARLY 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.

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Extreme Weather

Bristol

Apr 19, 2014; 8:00 AM ET Winter refused to leave last week over the northern tier of states with chilly temperatures in the Northeast and a robust snowstorm over the Upper Midwest and western Great Lakes.

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