Tornado warning posted for Fairfield County

The National Weather Service has posted a tornado warning for southern Fairfield County.

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado is near New Canaan right now, the NWS says.

Read the full alert from the Bridgeport Emergency Operations Center here:

WTNH reports numerous power outages already: 356 outages in Wilton, 88 in Stamford, 87 in Greenwich and 44 in Norwalk after a severe storm hit the area.

The figures are from the Connecticut Light & Power Co., which services the area.

Frank Juliano