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NWS posts flood warning

The National Weather Service has posted a flood warning for the Still River in Brookfield. The river is already at its 12-foot flood stage. The NWS says the river is expected to be a half-foot above
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Flash flood watch posted through Tuesday

Was it just yesterday that we had moderate drought conditions? Well, today and Tuesday we have flash floods to think about. The potential exists for as much as 4 inches of rain, between Sunday
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Area under a severe thunderstorm watch

It’s been an unusually dry spring. But that may be about to change. The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch, in effect until 7 p.m. for all of southern Connecticut.
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Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Fairfield County until 7 p.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service is warning of possible bad weather that may come with thunderstorms, including
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It’s official: Area in a “moderate” drought

Yes, it’s been a dry spring. But on Tuesday, the National Weather Service used a term for our weather that has been a buzzword in California for months. And that word is “drought.” While conditions
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Unusually dry spring, but no drought here

Maybe you’ve noticed that there were fewer April showers than normal and so far May hasn’t brought much rain either. Although we do not have a drought by meteorological standards and nowhere near the
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Weather alert: A bad air day today

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has issued a air quality alert for northern Fairfield and New Haven counties. The alert is in effect from 11 AM to 11 PM. “An air quality
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Freeze Warning in effect for Friday morning

Time to bring in those plants or they might freeze to death. The National Weather Service is warning residents of inland Connecticut of a freeze warning that will go into effect early Friday morning
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Rainy start to the new work week

There is some well needed rain is in our area and the front plans to spend the day with us before clearing out this evening. The wet weather is a welcome guest, ending several days of “red flag
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Red Flag Warning: High risk of brush fires

The National Weather Service says there is a high risk of brush fires today. It has issued a Red Flag Warning from noon to 8 PM for for southwest Connecticut. The warning means that critical fire
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