Dark clouds and rain were spotted by WFSB viewers in Litchfield and Tolland counties on July 2, 2014. Here are some of their photos. More >
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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -
Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for multiple Connecticut counties on Wednesday as storms pushed through the state.
Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for Hartford and Tolland counties until 6 p.m. While a severe thunderstorm warning for Litchfield County until 6:30 p.m. and for Fairfield County until 6:15 p.m.
Earlier in the day, a severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Litchfield County, but it expired around 4:45 p.m.
Thunderstorms are capable of producing winds in excess of 60 mph and storm damage is possible.
There are hundreds of power outages being reported throughout the state, according to Connecticut Light & Power. It is unclear how many of the items are reported to the weather.
As of 5:15 p.m., there are 867 CL&P customers without power. To get up to minute outages, click here.
A severe thunderstorm watch remained in effect for Fairfield, New Haven and Windham counties.
A flash flood warning for Litchfield County was issued for that area until 9:45 p.m. Hartford and Tolland counties are under a flash flood watch.
"Heavy downpours will be an issue as they could lead to localized, poor drainage flooding," said Cole.
As that front pushes through, the storms could become more widespread on Thursday. Relief from all storms was expected to arrive just in time for the weekend, starting on Saturday.
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