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Tweed Airport reopens after floods from Monday night storm

NEW HAVEN -- Tweed Airport has reopened after being flooded overnight.

Crews spent the day cleaning up after several inches of water from Monday night's storms.

Officials said the airport is open, the first commercial departure is scheduled for 5:45PM Tuesday to Philadelphia.

According to Rick Fontana from the Office of Emergency Management, the flooding in the terminal included security, screening area, ticketing, departures, and the arrival area. The tarmac was also flooded.

Nearly two inches of rain fell in two hours causing flash flooding. Flights were canceled Monday night but some flights were arriving and departing Tuesday morning. Check to see if your flight is on-time on Tweed's website.

 

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