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NWS Weather Forecast for Bethel: Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms Possible Into Weekend and Beyond, Flash Flooding Warning for Our Area

Report by Paula Antolini
May 5, 2017 1:12PM EDT

 

NWS Weather Forecast for Bethel: Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms Possible Into Weekend and Beyond, But Minimal Flooding for Our Area

The National Weather Service (NWS) predicts rain and possibly a thunderstorm for today and tonight before 3:00 a.m. then more rain likely.  Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Steady temperature around 52. East wind 15 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.  Patchy fog. Temperature rising to around 59 by 10pm. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

View full 7-day forecast below.

UPDATE: The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a Flash 
Flood Warning for... Fairfield County in southern 
Connecticut... Central Westchester County in southeastern 
New York... Until 500 PM EDT.


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Hazardous weather report:

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southern Connecticut,
northeast New Jersey and southeast New York.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

There is potential for some minor poor drainage flooding in low
lying areas today. There is a marginal to slight risk for flash
flooding.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 

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Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Steady temperature around 52. East wind 15 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then rain likely. Patchy fog. Temperature rising to around 59 by 10pm. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after 3pm. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
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UPDATE May 5, 2017 2:00PM EDT

Flash Flood Warning

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service New York NY
159 PM EDT FRI MAY 5 2017

The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Fairfield County in southern Connecticut...
  Central Westchester County in southeastern New York...

* Until 500 PM EDT

* At 157 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated rain and embedded
  thunderstorms producing heavy rain moving into the warned area. 2
  to 3 inches of rain has fallen just west of the area. Excessive
  runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of urban areas,
  highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas
  and low lying spots.Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms
  producing heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is
  expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk, Milford, Shelton, New Canaan,
  Newtown, Fairfield, Greenwich, Stratford, Trumbull, Westport,
  Ridgefield, Darien and Monroe.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.

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LAT...LON 4139 7318 4138 7316 4135 7313 4126 7309
      4119 7312 4117 7310 4115 7310 4114 7313
      4115 7319 4111 7326 4112 7329 4110 7334
      4105 7338 4104 7342 4105 7344 4101 7352
      4101 7360 4099 7364 4117 7380 4141 7319
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