According to White House sources, President Trump has declared the state of Connecticut a disaster relief area due to the macrobursts and tornadoes that struck the state on May 15th. He has ordered Federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts.
It sure has been a crazy week, the storm, the aftermath, the clean up, which in some towns is still going on. We're also seeing some first hand video's of the storm in progress, especially in New Fairfield.
In the aftermath of the micro bursts and tornadoes that hit our local area most of us were without power at some point and thousands still are. I found myself sending texts to friends that under normal circumstances would be weird. I was asking people if they wanted to come over and shower.