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Rivers crest; minor flooding reported

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Rivers in the state are falling after hitting their highest levels in decades, but officials are only reporting minor flooding.

Minor flooding was reported in Middletown on Wednesday. The Connecticut River in Middletown crested at 15.5 feet and as of Wednesday afternoon, it had fallen to about 15 feet.

In Hartford, the Connecticut River crested at 24.78 feet, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

The Housatonic River has also experienced flooding. In Falls Village, the river crested at 11.62 feet. It crested at 14.6 feet in Gaylordsville and 20.94 feet at the Stevenson Dam.

The Farmington River crested in Simsbury at 16.98 feet.

All of the rivers are now beginning to recede.

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