Category: Weather

Connecticut Attorney General Tong warns consumers in the state to be vigilant of price gouging ahead of Hurricane Henri

Hartford, CT – As Hurricane Henri heads for Connecticut, Attorney General William Tong is warning Connecticut consumers to be vigilant of price gouging and price hikes. During states of emergency, price gouging is illegal and this includes in demand items such as generators and gas. “Price gougers take advantage of our fear. We’re all worried…

Connecticut Governor Lamont provides update on the preparations in advance of Hurricane Henri

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut State Emergency Operations Center is activated in advance of Hurricane Henri, which is anticipated to make landfall on Connecticut tomorrow, and state emergency management officials have been working throughout the day to prepare for the storm. The governor is urging everyone in Connecticut to…

Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection warns of potential storm dangers, scams ahead of Hurricane Henri

Consumers should review these tips and make sure they are prepared in the event of prolonged power outages, excessive storm damage The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection is reminding the public of potential dangers ahead of Hurricane Henri, and things they can do to stay safe during the next several days. “It’s been almost 30…

Eversource Increases Number of Possible Power Outages as Connecticut Braces for Hurricane Henri, restorations could go 8 to 21 days

Company to declare an Emergency Response Plan Level 2; 50 to 69% of customers could lose power; restorations could go 8 to 21 days BERLIN, Conn. (August 21, 2021) – With Hurricane Henri expected to make landfall early Sunday morning along Connecticut’s shoreline, Eversource is increasing the number of possible outages the storm could cause.…