Rowayton… Another Weather-Related Update

At this hour Norwalk has 49 customers without power.

There have been several small outages related to the wind this afternoon.

Four Public Works crews are being dispatched to salt Norwalk roads.  Additional trucks and crews may be dispatched if needed.

Public Works, Fire and Police have crews on duty and prepared to respond to the existing storm.  We are assured by CL&P that crews are standing by should outages result from the storm tonight.

There was no street flooding resultant from the storm at high tide this afternoon.  The next high tide is after 4 tomorrow morning.

NWS forecast:  Coastal Storm is Slightly Further East Locking in Colder Air.  Impacts Shift from Coastal to Inland Areas.  Coastal Flood Warning Downgraded to Coastal Flood Advisory for Tonight’s High Tides.   High Wind Warning Downgraded to Wind Advisory.  Diminishing threat of coastal flooding overnight….2-3 foot surge at next high tide.  Worst case scenario has wet snow accumulation of 2-4 inches.

CL&P reports 49 customers without power at this hour.  The company is hoping to energize these services pending interruptions from the existing weather event.  Additionally there are approx 70 “trouble spots” across the city (i.e., power is up, but some damage to our system needs to be repaired).