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Litchfield County

Parts Of State Wring Out From Flash Flooding

Flash flood watches and warnings remain in effect today. Litchfield County took the brunt of the heavy rain Sunday and that could be theĀ  case again today. In Sharon, where five inches of rain fell […]

07/01/2013

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Caution Advised For Those Who Work In Hot Conditions

With temperatures expected to top 90 degrees with high humidity over the next several days, health experts are advising those who work outdoors to be mindful of heat stress. Young and old alike, as well […]

06/24/2013

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State Denies Wallingford’s Request To Waive School Year Length Requirement

Connecticut’s education commissioner has rejected a request by Wallingford to waive the 180-day school year requirement, saying town officials can pursue other options to make up for an unusually high number of snow days.

03/29/2013

Simsbury (Jeff Hugabonne/WTIC Photo)

CL&P Says Five Storms Cost $462.3 Million; Company Asks To Recover $414 Million

Connecticut Light and Power says the five major storms the last two years have cost it $462.4 million dollars — and it is asking permission to pass $414 million of that on to ratepayers starting in December of next year.

03/28/2013

Aerial Shots of Hurricane Irene Damage in Connecticut

Experts: Storms May Have Fatally Damaged White Pines Along Shore

Tree experts say scores of white pines along Connecticut’s shoreline could be dead by the end of the year because of damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011 and Superstorm Sandy last October.

03/26/2013

Snow,  WTIC Photo

March Snowfall Delays Schools, Causes Accidents

Snow and sleet blasted the Northeast on the last full day of winter Tuesday, closing schools and turning roads into a slick mess that got the Harlem Globetrotters’ bus into a minor accident.

03/19/2013

Courtesy of Alanna Brooke Schiffman

Morning Storm Makes Commute Tricky

Snow and accidents are making the morning commute in Connecticut difficult for a second-straight day and schools across the state are closed as a large winter storm begins its exit from New England. Interstate 95 northbound in Clinton was closed for several hours Friday morning because of a jackknifed tractor-trailer. The highway has reopened.

03/08/2013

A snow brush being used to clear a car early in the snow storm on February 8, 2013.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State On Snow Watch As Winter Storm Approaches

Weather forecasters expect New London County to be the hardest-hit part of Connecticut as a winter storm approaches with heavy snow and high winds.

03/06/2013

I-95 Stratford, at Surf Ave. (Courtesy DOT Traffic Camera)

Some Flooding Along Shoreline

Some flooding has been reported in low-lying areas along the Connecticut shoreline due to a combination of rain and wind.

02/27/2013

(Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Northeasterners Share Snow Experiences Via Social Media

The East Coast woke up under a blanket of snow this weekend and collectively documented the experience on the myriad social and mobile inventions of the past decade. Facebook, Twitter and other technologies make it increasingly difficult to stay isolated–even if you’re stuck home alone.

02/11/2013

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