Severe Storm Information Center

Important Local Emergency Contacts

Please copy the info below to paper 
or your mobile device in case of loss of power.

You can reach the Middletown Dispatch Center
Non-Emergency: (860) 347-2541

You can report outages to Eversource: (800) 286-2000

 

In the event of an emergency call 911

Closings & Cancellations

No closings or cancellations currently

Latest News - State of Connecticut

Shelter Status

Emergency Shelters Status: CLOSED

 

Portland Shelter Guide (PDF - Printable)

Local Storm Updates

Eversource Updates

CT ALERT - Notification System

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During a Storm... Stay Prepared

AT HOME OR WORK THE FOLLOWING ITEMS SHOULD BE AVAILABLE...

  * FLASHLIGHTS AND EXTRA BATTERIES.

  * CANNED FOOD AND A MANUAL OPENER...BOTTLED WATER AND ESSENTIAL MEDICATIONS.

  * A FIRST AID KIT.

  * SUFFICIENT HEATING FUEL.

  * A WORKING FIRE EXTINGUISHER AND SMOKE ALARM.

  * A BATTERY POWERED RADIO.

MAKE SURE YOUR PETS HAVE PLENTY OF FOOD...WATER AND SHELTER. 

 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON PREPARING FOR SEVERE STORMS...PLEASE VISIT... READY.GOV

Travel Safety

Avoid unnecessary travel during a storm.  Downed wires and downed trees are expected due to high winds and heavy rain, with flooding very likely.