As Tropical Storm Fay moves through the region tonight and tomorrow, First Selectman Fred Camillo shares some helpful tips on how to deal with the storm and its aftermath.The storm is expected to gather intensity as it approaches the Connecticut/New York border between 10 p.m. today and 2 a.m. Saturday. The National Weather Service is forecasting heavy rain and thunderstorms that will drench the area with two to four inches of rain. Winds are expected to gust to 55 to 65 mph.The storm is expected to move out of the region tomorrow.We will post updates – as needed - via the Town’s website, the reverse 9-1-1 system and the “Community Connections from Fred” newsletters. (The regular weekly ‘Community Connections’ will be sent to you on Sunday.)Please do not risk your safety and that of our Town’s first-responders - police, fire, EMS, Parks & Trees and Public Works - by visiting our waterfront during the storm. Please shelter in place.
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REVIEW: Going to a Public Disaster Shelter During the COVID-19 PandemicOn behalf of all of our first-responders, I thank you in advance for your cooperation during this weather event.
Stay safe and best regards,Fred