Lexington, Massachusetts, USA

4/20/2019 4:28am 
  • Lexington Conditions: Overcast
  • Temperature: 67.1°F / 19.5°CWarmer 0.9°F than last hour.
  • Dew Point: 64.8°FIncreased 0.4°Fsince last hour.
  • Relative Humidity: 92%Decreased 2.0% since last hour.
  • Wind: W 4 mph, 10-min avg: 5 mph, gust: 11 mph
  • Barometer: 29.72 in Steady
  • Visibility: 9 miles
  • Rain Today: 0.05 in

Weather Alerts for Hartford County, CT

Issued by the National Weather Service

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning HARTFORD COUNTY, CT
Areas Affected:
Hartford - Middlesex
Effective: Fri, 4/19 12:03pm
Updated: Sat, 4/20 4:25am
Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 4/20 12:02pm
Severity:  Moderate 
Certainty: Likely
...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
The combination of recent rainfall and snow melt across the upper
reaches of the Connecticut River basin has caused the lower
Connecticut River to go into flood.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Connecticut River At Hartford.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:30 AM Friday 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 19.9 feet by late
Monday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Flooding is expected along the river in
portions of Wethersfield, Glastonbury, Rocky Hill and Cromwell. The
high waters and swift flows will disrupt some cross river ferry
services. Upstream of Hartford, flooding will continue to affect
portions of Windsor. Immediate river roads may become impassable in
all of these communities. Further downstream flooding will continue
to overspread sections of Portland, Middletown as well as Chester.

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
to life.

Areas Affected:
Hartford - Tolland - Windham
Effective: Fri, 4/19 12:03pm
Updated: Sat, 4/20 4:25am
Urgency: Future
Expires: Sat, 4/20 12:02pm
Severity:  Moderate 
Certainty: Possible
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of northern Connecticut and Massachusetts, including
the following areas, in northern Connecticut, Hartford,
Tolland, and Windham. In Massachusetts, Franklin, Hampden,
Hampshire, and Worcester.
* Through this evening
* Widespread showers with locally heavy rainfall continue today
before gradually shifting to eastern New Eng this afternoon and
* Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches, with locally higher amounts
are possible. This may result in urban and poor drainage
* In addition, the heavy rainfall will exacerbate or renew
mainstem river flooding along the Connecticut River. It may also
contribute to sharp rises for a few smaller streams within the
watch area.

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.
You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.