Flood advisory issued for Fairfield County
The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for southern Fairfield County until 1:45 p.m. Thursday.
A 12:30 p.m., radar showed a line of thunderstorms the Connecticut shoreline from Stamford to Old Saybrook. There were multiple reports of lightening and thunder in Long Island Sound, according to Lightningmaps.org.
“At 11:39 a.m., Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. One hour rainfall rates of one half to one inch are expected. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area,” the NWS said.
Among the locations that could experience flooding include Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk, Fairfield, Greenwich, Stratford and Trumbull.
A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.
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