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A slow moving rainstorm continues to pound Connecticut. The eastern part of the state is taking the brunt of the storm.  WNPR's Diane Orson reports.

Eastern Connecticut is expected to have 7 or 8 inches of rain, small and medium sized rivers are expected to crest.  The city of Norwich is bracing for its worst flooding in 30 years. Peter Boynton is Connecticut 's Commissioner of the Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security:

"The Yantic River is forcast to be at a major floodstage this afternoon.  There's something on the order of a couple dozen structures that potentially will be affected by that."

The National Guard is on alert to help with sandbagging if needed, larger rivers like the CT river will begin to crest on Wednesday.

For WNPR, I'm Diane Orson.