Hartford Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 12:11 PM EDT on April 19, 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Connecticut River at Hartford. * Until Monday evening...or until the warning is cancelled. * At 12:01 PM Saturday the stage was 19.2 feet. * Flood stage is 16.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 19.3 feet by this afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Monday afternoon. * 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.