More than 7% of the town is without power after a possible tornado was reported touching down in South Glastonbury, where winds were measured at roughly 100 MPH, according to the National Weather Service and CL&P.
Authorities undreds of trees are reported down in Glastonbury, with unconfirmed reports of damage to structures in town.
Authorities say a tree has fallen across Route 2 near Glastonbury, blocking rush-hour traffic.
Approximately 1,225 residents in Glastonbury are currently without power following heavy winds and rain during Friday's storm, according to Connecticut Light & Power.
Authorities are suggesting that residents of East Glastonbury seek shelter after a the National Weather Service issued both a Tornado Watch and a Flood Advisory for the Glastonbury area Friday afternoon.
The heaviest area of wind rotation is in East Glastonbury, authorities said Friday afternoon. There were also reports that a tornado had partially formed near Hartford, and was moving towards Manchester.
Friday's storms are expected to bring gusty winds and heavy rain to the area, according to the National Weather Service, including the possibility of thunderstorms. There is an 80 percent chance of precipitation, with rainfall amounts between a 10th to a quarter of an inch, although the thunderstorms could lead to higher amounts of rain and flash flooding.
The tornado watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Friday evening, according to the National Weather Service.
Stick with Patch throughout the storm for more updates on the weather.