Flash flood watch, wind advisory in effect for Darien through 6 p.m. Thursday
A flash flood watch and wind advisory are currently in effect for Darien through 6 p.m. Thursday.
Rain has continued throughout the day and there is a predicted potential for heavy downpours this afternoon, as per the National Weather Service. A total of 1.25 to 2.25 inches of rainfall with locally higher amounts is possible in any stronger convection. Flash flooding of urban and poor drainage areas, as well as small streams will therefore be possible.
A wind advisory is also in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday. A wind advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 miles per hour, or gusts of 46 to 57 miles per hour are expected. Impacts could include downed limbs, trees and power lines which could result in power outages.