UPDATE: The powerful storm that pushed through the area dumping up to 2 inches of rain an hour, caused flooded roads, scattered power outages and downed tree limbs. A flood watch is in effect until 6 p.m. Friday.
After the storm moves through this afternoon, the forecast call for cool, clear weather tonight and Saturday.
No major delays were reported on Metro-North Railroad. Town officials urged drivers to be cautious. Drivers were warned not to drive on flooded streets because standing water can be deeper than it appears. A tree was reported down on the Merritt Parkway in Fairfield.
Fairfield public and parochial schools had early dismissal Thursday afternoon.
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