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Weather updates for Fairfield County Connecticut

Flood alert issued for western Connecticut

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In advance of serious rain this weekend, the National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for southern Connecticut, including Fairfield, New Haven and Westchester counties, beginning Saturday afternoon:

 

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE
ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO
FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
DEVELOP.

 

The storm is predicted to bring steady rain starting Saturday afternoon and lasting through Sunday morning. Between two to three inches of rain is expected to fall, with as many as four inches in isolated locations. The Weather Service also warns “significant urban and poor drainage flooding” could occur as a result of the storm.

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