Flood watch issued for Conn. on Thursday

December 20, 2018

The entire tri-state area is expected to see flooding when a storm rolls in Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.

The whole state is on flood watching Thursday because of a storm that will bring inches of rain and some wind.

The weather service said the area will see two or three inches of rain, with some possibly higher amounts locally. Coastal flooding is likely during times of high tide Friday morning and possibly Saturday morning.

Winds are possible, anywhere from 15 to 25 mph with potential gusts up to 40 to 45 mph. The winds might cause isolated power outages, with the possibility of downed trees or branches and power lines, the NWS said.

The storm is expected to hit late Thursday night and hover over the region until Friday night.

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