The National Weather Service (NWS) is warning of a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the area with thunderstorms expected to bring heavy rains and the potential for flooding Tuesday into Wednesday night.
“Periods of heavy showers and embedded thunderstorms” are likely Tuesday through Wednesday night, the NWS forecasts, “as a slow moving frontal system” passes over parts of southern Connecticut.
From the National Weather Service:
PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY TODAY...WITH BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES OF RAIN POSSIBLE. URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AREAS AFFECTED BY THIS ACTIVITY...WITH A LOCALIZED FLASH FLOOD THREAT IN ANY TRAINING CONVECTION.
A SLOW MOVING FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL PUSH THROUGH TOMORROW...BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS. URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING REMAINS A THREAT DURING THIS TIME...WITH A LOCALIZED FLASH FLOOD THREAT IN ANY TRAINING CONVECTION.