A Flood watch is in effect for Southwestern Connecticut with widespread 1 to 2” of rainfall likely, and localized 3 to 4” possible across the Flood Watch area during a 6-9 hr period between 4 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday.
If and where the heaviest rainfall rates and amounts occur, flooding could be locally significant, causing disruption to transportation, flooding basements, first floors of residences and businesses, and underground infrastructure, and posing an elevated threat to life. Similarly, if these high-end rain rates and amounts develop across the quick-responding streams. A few rivers could reach moderate flood levels and even isolated major levels.
Please visit www.greenwichalerts.org for more information and to sign up for alerts.