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Flood Advisory Alert Remains in Effect for Fairfield County Today Until 4:15 p.m.

Report by Paula Antolini
April 16, 2018 2:15PM EDT

 

Photo above: Flooded Saxon Road off Reservoir Street in Bethel, CT, April 16, 2018. (Contributed photo by Teresa Fogel.)

 

Flood Advisory Alert Remains in Effect for Fairfield County Today Until 4:15 p.m.

Many Bethel residents received a Flash Flood warning on their phones today as constant heavy rain flooded some roads in our area.

Photo above shows a flooded Saxon Road off Reservoir Street in Bethel, CT.

At 216 PM EDT: Although the heavy rain has ended across the advisory area, roadway and small stream flooding will continue through the next few hours. Please continue to exercise caution.

 

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According to the National Weather Service:

Flood Advisory Alert

The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas for…

Fairfield County in southern Connecticut…
Hudson County in northeastern New Jersey…
Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey…
Union County in northeastern New Jersey…
Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey…
Essex County in northeastern New Jersey…
Orange County in southeastern New York…
Queens County in southeastern New York…
Richmond County in southeastern New York…
Bronx County in southeastern New York…
Kings County in southeastern New York…
Rockland County in southeastern New York…
Westchester County in southeastern New York…
New York (Manhattan) County in southeastern New York…

* Until 415 PM EDT

Instructions: 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 Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

Target Area:
Fairfield

 

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According to the National Weather Service:

Powerful Spring Storm Continues Moving East on Monday

Wintry precipitation and strong winds will continue to impact the Great Lakes and Northeast on Monday. Significant snow and freezing rain are expected in these areas. Heavy rain is also possible in parts of the Mid-Atlantic and southern New England on Monday, along with moderate coastal flooding. The storm will finally weaken late Monday.

 

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NWS Forecast for: Bethel CT
Issued by: National Weather Service New York, NY
Last Update: 1:49 pm EDT Apr 16, 2018

Detailed forecast for Northern Fairfield

This Afternoon
Cloudy with a chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Windy and not as cool with highs in the mid 50s. Southeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
Wednesday
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Friday
Partly sunny with a chance of rain and snow in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs around 50. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
Saturday
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.
Sunday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

 

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