Northern Middlesex Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:04 PM EST Jan. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect from midnight tonight to
1 PM EST Wednesday...

* what... snow expected. Plan on slippery Road conditions,
including during the morning commute on Wednesday. Total snow
accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, with localized amounts up to 6
inches, are expected.

* Where... northern Fairfield, northern New Haven, northern
Middlesex and northern New London counties.

* When... from midnight tonight to 1 PM EST Wednesday.

* Additional details... be prepared for reduced visibilities at
times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.



Flood Warning
Issued: 4:11 PM EST Jan. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Connecticut River at Middle Haddam.
* Until Thursday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 3:55 PM Tuesday the stage was missing.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river peaks around 8.7 feet late this afternoon and
then starts to slowly recede. The river may fall below flood stage
during Thursday morning. However the ice jam in place may prompt
flooding to continue.
* Impact... at 8.0 feet... flooding is expected in low lying sections
along the Connecticut River from Wethersfield and Glastonbury
downstream through Cromwell, Middletown and Portland. Boating
interests should prepare for a period of swift river flows.


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