Over 8K vigor outages across CT as Christmas storm tapers off

(WTNH) — It should be a ‘green Christmas’ Friday, more of a soggy and windy Christmas, due to the heavy rain and powerful winds that touched down on Connecticut overnight and into the morning. all through Christmas morning, Storm crew eight will tune its path.

Most parts of the state had been beneath a high Wind Warning. Tropical storm-like winds between 50-sixty five miles per hour will stick around through 9 a.m. it is additionally expected to get 1-3 inches of rainfall statewide, which now and then should be heavy. Temperatures will be within the upper 50s, close 60 in the morning.

The rain combined with snow melt might effect in basement flooding and poor drainage flooding. Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex, and New London counties are beneath a extreme flood warning unless 9:45 a.m.

in the afternoon, the rain will taper down, and temps will drop into the 40’s. A flash freeze is feasible overnight into Saturday.

Utility companies were getting ready all week in anticipation of the storm.

As of 8:30 p.m. Friday, over 8,000 Eversource valued clientele are at midnight as a result of the storm, with hundreds without energy. Over 20 UI shoppers are devoid of power.

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