Flood Warning issued April 22 at 11:39AM EDT until further notice by NWS Boston
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Connecticut River At Hartford affecting Hartford and Middlesex
Connecticut River At Middle Haddam affecting Middlesex County
Recent rainfall along with snow melt across the upper reaches
of the Connecticut River basin will kept the lower portions of
the Connecticut River in minor flood.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Connecticut River At Hartford.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:31 AM Monday 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 rising to near 19.2 feet by
tomorrow early afternoon then begin falling.
* 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.
Safety Message...A Flood Statement providing the latest information
in this flood event will be issued within the next 8 hours, or
earlier if needed.
Safety Message...Do not allow children to play near swollen rivers,
streams or culverts. Swiftly moving water can pose an imminent threat