The end of the rain is moving across Long Island Sound. The wind is still whipping, but it will fall soon. Hurricane Irene isn’t a hurricane anymore.
I don’t have to hold a mirror under your nose. You’re breathing, right?
High tide has now passed. That problem is over.
Rivers are very high. Some brooks, streams and even moderately large rivers are flooding. I just helped dispatch a crew to the Pomeraug River in Southbury.
Over 500,000 Connecticut homes and businesses are without power. Some of those are a few line breaks away from electricity. It will be days until that’s restored.
It could have been worse. It was still pretty bad.