Category: Weather

CT DPH Commissioner Dr. Manisha Juthani Reminds Residents To Take Necessary Precautions During May Summer Heat Event

HARTFORD, CT – With temperatures anticipated to approach 100 degrees this Saturday and Sunday, Connecticut Department of Public Health Commissioner Manisha Juthani, MD, is reminding individuals who will be spending time outside or in non-air-conditioned spaces to be cautious during periods of intense heat during the day. “Typically, we do not see heat events like…

Governor Lamont extends state’s severe cold weather protocol through February 2, urges residents to prepare for below normal temperatures for next two weeks

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Tuesday announced that due to trends in the forecast indicating that temperatures in Connecticut will generally average about 10 degrees below normal for the next two weeks, he is directing the state’s severe cold weather protocol – which he activated on Friday, January 14 – to remain in…

Governor Lamont announces six Connecticut counties approved for Federal Agriculture Disaster Declaration due to Hurricane Ida

Farmers in Approved Areas Are Eligible to Apply for Emergency Loans Due to Production Losses HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Tuesday announced that he has received notice from U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that an agriculture disaster declaration has been approved for portions of Connecticut due to the impact of the…

City of Stamford updates on Tropical Storm Henri

Stamford, CT – As per the most recent National Weather Service report, a Flood Watch continues to be in effect through Monday evening. Stamford is expected to experience 2-4 inches of rain into tomorrow, Monday. At this time, a flash flood hazard still exists. The Emergency Operations Center is still activated. Office of Public Safety…

Eversource Crews Responding as Tropical Storm Henri Comes Ashore with Heavy Rains and Strong Winds

Energy company reminds customers to stay clear of downed power lines and report outages BERLIN, CT – Thousands of line and tree crews from as far away as Texas, Oklahoma, Florida, Canada and beyond are working non-stop to restore power to Eversource customers following intense rain and high winds from Tropical Storm Henri. Workers are…

Governor Lamont implements empty tractor trailer, tandem tractor trailer and motorcycle ban on I-95 beginning 11 a.m. due to Hurricane Henri

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont announced last night that due to the severe weather anticipated to impact Connecticut from Hurricane Henri, he is implementing a travel ban on all empty tractor trailers, tandem tractor trailers, and motorcycles on Interstate 95 effective at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 22, 2021, until further notice. “During peak…