HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Bad weather hit parts of the state on Friday night, bringing inches of rain, causing flooding and hail.
East Glastonbury, Marlborough and Hebron were the hardest hit by torrential rains and heavy hail. Flooding has occurred in Marlborough and is damaging some neighborhoods.
From 10 p.m., thunderstorms left the state.
Chief meteorologist Bruce DePrest said the first heat wave of 2021 is expected to begin this weekend.
“Temperatures will reach the upper 80s and lower 90s [Saturday] afternoon, and the air will stay humid, âDePrest said.
Saturday night will be soft and heavy with lows in the 60s.
Sunday will be mostly sunny and warm, with highs expected to climb into the 90s.
âWe are forecasting highs of 90 to 95 on interior parts of the state. The June 6 record is also 96 degrees, set in 1925,â DePrest said.
Temperatures are expected to reach the low to mid-90s on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
A heat wave consists of three consecutive days of temperatures of 90 degrees or higher.
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