Flood advisories in effect for area
The National Weather Service says flood advisories are now in effect for New Haven and Fairfield counties and a flood warning is now in effect for Fairfield county.
Flood watches continue across the rest of the state, the weather service states. Heavy rain of a half an inch to an inch per hour will continue to fall throughout the night before tapering to showers and lighter rain throughout the day tomorrow.
The weather states that during this time the combination of the rainfall along with elevated tides at the time of high tide could lead to widespread flooding.