A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect for the Brattleboro area until 7:00pm. Rain is expected to continue throughout the overnight hours. Rainfall is expected to be heavy at times. We ask that you continue to monitor the National Weather Service for the latest weather information.
Damage from this afternoon’s storms has been identified at:
Elm Street, Between Canal and Flat – This section of Elm Street will remain closed until further notice. A significant washout occurred near to the corner of Canal and Elm, which may take several days to complete the repair.
Minor scarring and washouts have occurred on Bridge Street, Maple Street near Canal, and on Canal Street near Maple.
A sidewalk and a small section of road were undermined on Chestnut Street, near Locust Ave.
Several trees were downed across town and have been cleaned up.
Damage was also experienced by private property owners on Flat Street, Williams Street, Guilford Street and South Main Street.
The Department of Public Works has erected barricades to protect the public at the closed roads or at any washouts on public infrastructure. The department will continue to monitor these damage sites for changing conditions.
We ask that you pay close attention to the weather and monitor WTSA and the National Weather Service for weather information. Please report any significant damages to Brattleboro Central Dispatch at 257-7946.
Interim Town Manager
Town of Brattleboro
230 Main Street
Brattleboro VT 05301