Heading into Tuesday evening, DePrest said there could be an isolated thunderstorm or two, mainly in northern Connecticut. He said temperatures will gradually drop back through the 80s and the humidity will continue to drop.
"The overnight hours will be very nice with a mainly clear sky, low humidity, and temperatures ranging from the upper 50s to the upper 60s by dawn," DePrest said.
Residents throughout Connecticut including Danbury woke up to thunderstorms. One homeowner in Mystic reported a downed tree that narrowly missed his home. Another person in Moosup captured a shot of lightning in that part of the state.
Route 6 in Bethel was closed between Old Hawleyville and Wade roads after wires were knocked down. Eversource crews worked to repair wires in that area.
All United Illuminating customers who were without power early Tuesday had it restored by mid-morning. Eversource, however reported more than 4,000 customers without power, mostly in Stonington. For updates on UI outages, click here. For updates on Eversource outages, click here.
Wednesday will bring temperatures in the low to mid-80s and the humidity will be low. There will be a nice breeze too, making it a nice day with a blend of clouds and sunshine.
"A few widely scattered showers could pop up during the afternoon, but most towns will remain dry," DePrest said.
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