NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Another round of storms is expected to hit Connecticut this afternoon, bringing more rain to the area.
A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Monday’s storm caused some power outages, but as of 5 a.m. there were fewer than 200 outages for Connecticut Light & Power and United Illuminating.
The heavy rain Monday night caused some localized street flooding, and closed lanes on I-95 near Exit 45 in New Haven. Most of that water has receded, but one lane of I-95 remains closed, and a section of Ella Grasso Blvd. where it connects with I-95 is still closed because water is over the road.
Despite the road closed signs, some people ignored the warning and drove through the standing water.
Storm Team 8 Meteorologist Gil Simmons says we could see a couple of severe thunderstorms today, with rain showers beginning around noon and a few downpours.