Summer Weather Awareness in Connecticut


Summer is a beautiful time of year in Connecticut with opportunities for summer fun on the Connecticut shoreline, in the mountains of Litchfield County, or at the many lakes, rivers and streams across the state. With summer weather comes the risk for severe weather such as flooding, severe storms and tornadoes, hurricanes, tropical storms, and extreme heat. The pages within this section will help you prepare your home, family, and business for potentially severe summer weather while living in or visiting Connecticut.


Air Quality

Extreme Heat and Cooling Centers

Extreme Hot Weather Protocol

Hurricane Season Preparedness


Thunderstorms and Lightning

Severe and Flash Flooding

Shoreline Evacuation Maps; Know Your Zone!