#CTWeather Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Fairfield, New Haven County
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CT— The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 10:00 p.m. Tuesday evening for Fairfield and New Haven County. Strong wind gusts of up to 60 m.p.h., quarter-sized hail, and torrential downpours are expected.
"There is a chance of strong to severe thunderstorms developing late this afternoon into this evening along a warm front. The main threat will be damaging winds and large hail, however, an isolated tornado is possible. The threat is highest just west of the NYC metro. Monitor subsequent NWS forecasts for the latest information on this severe threat."
The NWS reports the storm will be near Trumbull, Monroe and Newtown between 9:10 and 9:45 p.m. Residents of these towns and nearby locations should immediately move to an interior room or basement of the house away from windows for their protection.
"Locations impacted include... Bridgeport, Danbury, Shelton, Southbury, Brewster, Newtown, Fairfield, Stratford, Trumbull, Ridgefield, Monroe, Bethel, Seymour, Brookfield and Orange."