1,700 Plus Without Power as Severe Thunderstorms in Rocky Hill

Severe weather reports are in effect across several counties in Connecticut as storms pummel state.


Connecitut Light and Power reported 1,741 outages in Rocky Hill — 17 percent of its customers as 4 p.m. By 5 p.m., there were 17 outages in Rocky Hill or 0.17 percent of its customers. There are 24,424 customers across Connecticut without power as of 5 p.m. 

The Rocky Hill Police Department is advising residents to be cautious in the New Britain Avenue and Hayes Road areas. There were believed to be trees down on some of those streets.  Cl&P crews were seen on the Silas Deane Highway, Elm Street and Hayes Road.   

Several businesses in the area lost power on New Britain Avenue.  However, Patch drove through the area and power had reutrned to all the businesses in the area.

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The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Hartford County, including Rocky Hill, until 9 p.m. Wednesday evening. 

The National Weather Service is forecasting scattered showers throughout the afternoon, with severe thunderstorms likely to strike the region after 4 p.m. Wednesday. There is a 60 percent chance of precipitation, according to the National Weather Service, with the storms expected to produce six mile per hour winds and rainfall amounts between a quarter and a half an inch. 

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