Sprinkler days continue in southeastern Connecticut
High temperatures and high humidity continue across the region this week.
Kids participating in the U.K. International Soccer Camp at Poquonnock Plains Park in Groton took a break Tuesday to beat the heat with sprinklers.
A heat advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures are forecast to push into the high 80s on Wednesday.
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Rep. Joe Courtney on Thursday announced more than $850,000 in federal funding for fire departments across Eastern Connecticut, including New London, Groton and Norwich.
Eversource says customers should prepare for multiple days without electricity.
Gov. Lamont on Wednesday declared a state of emergency in Connecticut in response to the impact of Tropical Storm Isaias, which tore through the state Tuesday leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power.