Deluge of Rainfall This Weekend Will Drench Portions of Connecticut
Whenever I need to know about nasty weather on the way to Connecticut, I immediately navigate the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website, weather.gov. Fancy name, accessible website.
This is where the elite weather nerds hang out, and those are the humans you want when you need a deep dive into a local forecast.
Rumors have been flying that Connecticut is going to be inundated with rain again this weekend. We're talking about flooded roads, rain in basements, and flash flood warnings.
The weather.gov forecast for this weekend in the greater Danbury area is calling for "rain tonite (10/29) after 9 pm with wind gusts as high as 28 mph and precipitation amounts between a quarter and a half-inch." Saturday's forecast will be much like Friday evening in greater Danbury with similar rainfall amounts. The high on Saturday will be 62.
The Halloween Day forecast calls for clearing after 3 pm with a high of 61 and then clear and chilly on Halloween evening. The Danbury area will fare much better than southern Connecticut as it pertains to the rainfall. According to weather.gov, New Haven is facing a wind advisory in effect from today at 4 pm until 6 am on Saturday with gusty winds where tree limbs could be blown, and power outages may result.
All pales in comparison to the weather phenomena originating on the west coast called the "bomb cyclone." Forecasters are calling this the strongest storm to ever hit the west coast.
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