Current Watches and Warnings

High Wind Warning (northern CT): Winds of 30 to 40 MPH with gusts to 65 MPH
High Wind Warning (southern CT): Winds of 40 to 55 MPH with gusts to 80 MPH
A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY EXISTS. PREPARE FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF MODERATE WIND DAMAGE. WINDS WILL BE CAPABLE OF DOWNING TREES AND SNAPPING OFF LARGE TREE BRANCHES. POWER OUTAGES COULD LAST AT LEAST SEVERAL DAYS. DEBRIS WILL BLOCK SOME ROADS. MINOR STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS AND HOMES IS POSSIBLE. WINDOWS IN HIGH RISE BUILDINGS COULD BE BROKEN BY FLYING DEBRIS.

Flood Watch: Heavy rains may cause inland flooding. Rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 3 inches across northeastern CT and anywhere from 2 to 6 inches elsewhere.

Coastal Flood Warning: Storm surge is forecast to cause coastal flooding as water rises to levels that are HIGHER than Irene was.

Hurricane Force Wind Warning: Winds of 40 to 55 knots with gusts to 70 knots.
A HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF HURRICANE FORCE WINDS OF 64 KT OR GREATER HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED…BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. MARINERS ARE URGED TO MAKE ALL NECESSARY PREPARATIONS TO RETURN TO PORT…SEEK SAFE HARBOR…AND SECURE THEIR CRAFT. NOW IS THE TIME TO INITIATE PREPARATIONS ACCORDING TO YOUR EMERGENCY PLAN. IF YOU LIVE ON A BOAT…BEGIN TO SAFELY SECURE YOUR CRAFT AND MAKE PLANS TO LEAVE IT FOR ADEQUATE LAND BASED SHELTER. MONITOR WEATHER BROADCASTS FOR CHANGES TO THE LATEST FORECASTS AND LISTEN FOR FURTHER STATEMENTS FROM LOCAL OFFICIALS.

This map will be updated as regularly as possible. 
Interactive map for the MOST up-to-date watches and warnings

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