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Flash Flood Warning: Heavy Rain Overspreads Area

A look at the heavy rain overspreading the area.
A look at the heavy rain overspreading the area. Photo Credit: National Weather Service

This story has been updated.

With rounds of heavy rain moving through the area, a Flash Flood Warning is now in effect for all of Fairfield County on Tuesday afternoon.

The advisory, issued by the National Weather Service, lasts till 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Heavy rain will cause flooding in the advisory area., the weather service said The rain is expected to remain heavy through the evening commute.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Stamford, Norwalk, New Canaan, Bridgeport and New Haven, the National Weather Service said.

Wednesday will be warmer with a high in the upper-70s and showers and heavy rain at times during the day.

Strong thunderstorms are possible Wednesday night as the cold front plows through. The main threat with the storms will be gusty winds. Some storms may become severe, with damaging winds.

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