Flash Flood Warning in Effect Through Tuesday Night [UPDATED]
9:20 p.m.: Flash Flood Warning for southern Fairfield, CT has been extended until 11:30 p.m. More heavy rainfall possible.
The U.S. National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Fairfield County through Tuesday evening. Showers and thunderstorms will move across the region through late Tuesday night due to a warm, humid airmass ahead of a cold front.
Torrential downpours are expected with flooding. A total of 2-3" of rain is expected.
Use caution when driving in low lying areas. Rivers and streams may flood beyond their banks as well.
As of 7:40 p.m. Monday evening, the storm has knocked power out to 517 homes in Newtown, according to CL&P's outage map. To report an outage or downed wires, call (800) 286-2828.