Updated: Saturday, 11 Aug 2012, 9:34 AM EDT
Published : Friday, 10 Aug 2012, 3:03 PM EDT
(WTNH) -- Heavy rains flooded streets in Southern Connecticut as a storm moved through Connecticut Friday afternoon.
Report It pictures sent to News 8 showed a lot of rain and street flooding in Bridgeport and Stratford. D. Murphy sent a photo of a flooded car near Chambers St. in Fairfield.
2.1 inches of rain fell in New Haven in less than an hour. Rain flooded many city streets including Elm and State Streets outside the News 8 building. A part of State Street was closed.
The aptly named Water Street in New Haven was also flooded.
As of 9:30 a.m. Connecticut Light & Power is reporting just over 900 power outages across the state. More than half of those outages are in the town of Glastonbury.
Earlier in Madison, the staff at Hammonasset Beach State Park closed the beach because of lightning over Long Island Sound.
This same storm front triggered multiple Tornado Warnings, including one for Hartford and Tolland counties in Connecticut, as well as Suffolk County on Long Island.
A tornado was confirmed on Long Island in Ronkonkoma, N.Y., but no tornadoes have been confirmed in Connecticut.