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Weather updates for Fairfield County Connecticut

Few without power after overnight storms

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The lights stayed on throughout our area as a band of powerful storms moved through Monday night. At 6:30 a.m. this morning United Illuminating Co. reported only one remaining outage in its service area: 44 customers in Shelton are without power. There are 114 customers in Norwalk and 4 in Stamford that are waiting for […] [Read More]
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We’re not done with the rain just yet…

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Much of our area got a good soaking overnight. The official rainfall totals are 1.28 inches in Bridgeport and 1.11 inches in Danbury, the NWS says. Heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms moved through the area between 8:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Monday night. What’s ahead? More of the same, forecasters say: * THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. […] [Read More]
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Flooding closes lanes of I-95

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is reporting the right two lanes of southbound Interstate 95 in New Haven are closed. The lane closures are between exits 46 and 45. There is no estimated time for when the lanes might reopen. [Read More]
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Flash flood warning for southern Fairfield County

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The National Weather Service has declared a flash flood warning for southern Fairfield County. The warning expires at 9:30 Monday night and comes on the heels of a severe thunderstorms that blew through the area. Here’s the release from the NWS: LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO WESTPORT …FAIRFIELD…TRUMBULL…BRIDGEPORT AND STRATFORD. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS […] [Read More]
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Severe thunderstorm, flood watches in effect

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UPDATE: The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement. STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT FAIRFIELD, NEW HAVEN AND WESTCHESTER COUNTIES PEOPLE IN FAIRFIELD…NEW HAVEN AND WESTCHESTER COUNTIES…INCLUDING RIDGEFIELD…BETHEL…BEDFORD…HARRISON…NEWTOWN…PORT CHESTER… GEORGETOWN…SOUTHBURY…STAMFORD AND NEW CANAAN…SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER SITUATION CLOSELY. LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE WARNINGS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD SEVERE WEATHER THREATEN. WINDS […] [Read More]
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Unsettled weather, possible flooding this week

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UPDATE 11:25 AM “Here comes the rain again,” as the Eurythmics used to sing. The National Weather Service says a band of showers is moving into the area, with potentially heavy rains behind it. A flash flood warning remains in effect, and some meteorologists say there is a slight chance of a tornado touching down. […] [Read More]
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Supermoon to rise tonight

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Get ready for a “supermoon: that will be rising tonight. It will appear unusually bigger than a regular full moon when it rises at 8:24 PM in the eastern sky. It’s a “supermoon” because it’s at perigee, the closest its orbit comes to Earth. When the moon is in perigee, it’s up to 14 percent […] [Read More]
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The weekend’s weather is looking good

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Looks like we’ll have another nice, summertime weekend with mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s. And of course, there’s the chances of afternoon showers or T-storms with some possibility severe. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Tonight […] [Read More]
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