Hot Weather Protocol

2021 Extreme Hot Weather Protocol Guidance: Click Here

When temperatures are anticipated to be extremely hot, the Governor's office in consultation with state emergency management officials may chose to activate  Connecticut's Hot Weather Protocol. The Extreme Hot Weather Protocol directs staff from the state’s Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) to coordinate with 2-1-1 and each local municipality to open cooling centers and provide information on there whereabouts to the public.

Hot Weather Protocol Activation History

 Activation Date
Activation Notice
 6/27/2021 https://portal.ct.gov/Office-of-the-Governor/News/Press-Releases/2021/06-2021/Governor-Lamont-Advises-Connecticut-Residents-To-Prepare-for-Extreme-Heat-Over-Next-Several-Days