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Weather updates for Fairfield County Connecticut

Storm causes power outages

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Update as of 8:15 a.m. Nearly 30 UI customers in Bridgeport remain without power this morning. CL&P reports scattered outages throughout Fairfield County. Update as of 1:30 a.m. The outages from Thursday night’s storm have stretched into the Fourth. More than 300 CL&P customers are without power in Newtown. More than 150 are in the dark in […] [Read More]
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Flash flood warning in effect for Fairfield County

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A flash flood warning is now in effect for Fairfield County until 10 p.m. Thursday night, as per the National Weather Service. A large area of showers and thunderstorms will produce heavy rainfall and will move across the area for the next couple of hours. Rainfall of up to 2 to 3 inches an hour […] [Read More]
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State: Hurricane Arthur’s CT impact to be ‘minor’

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The state Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection expects Hurricane Arthur’s impact on Connecticut will “minor.” The hurricane, that will be a tropical storm when it nears, is expected to brush the southeastern New England coast this weekend. North winds Friday night may gust to 35 MPH at times along the southeast coast. Tides […] [Read More]
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Here are some rainfall totals from the thunderstorms that swept through Connecticut Wednesday night.

Cloudy on the Fourth; beautiful on the weekend

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It seems almost tropical with this high humidity and temperatures in the 70s. We’ll continue to have a muggy day with a chance of showers. Some, like last night, could be severe. We had some impressive rainfall totals from last night’s storms. At 2.24 inches, Southington got the most rain in the state. Among the […] [Read More]
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Power outages popping up throughout region

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Update as of 7:00 p.m. The outages in Milford have been resolved but 230 outages have popped up in Stamford. You can track the storm below: Update as of 6:40 p.m.: Almost 600 without power in Norwalk, according to Connecticut Light & Power outage map. Update as of 6:20 p.m.:153 are without power in Newtown […] [Read More]
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Area under severe thunderstorm watch

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UPDATE (6:25 p.m.): Even through the severe thunderstorm warning has passed, the watch remains in place until 9 p.m. As the radar shows, a strong line of storms continues to make its way across Connecticut.  UPDATE (5:35 p.m.): Fairfield County is under a severe thunderstorm warning until 6 p.m. Original post: A severe thunderstorm watch […] [Read More]
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No independence from rain this Fourth

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Independence Day doesn’t look like a sun-splashed day at the beach. At this point, the National Weather Service says it will be mostly cloudy with “showers are likely” on the Fourth of July. The showers are expected to move in tonight and into Friday. Some of those showers could produce heavy downpours. Current forecast models […] [Read More]
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Muggy day with growing chance of showers

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A classic summer day with warm temperatures, muggy and a chance of showers. And the chance of showers will increase as we head to the July Fourth weekend. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning. […] [Read More]
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