Image Gallery: Storm Surge Maps

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Governor Malloy says that residents should prepare for a storm surge that is equivalent to that of a Category 4 Hurricane.

Hurricane Sandy is a powerful storm. In fact, its pressure has dropped to the same level that the Hurricane of 1938 was when it made landfall in Connecticut.

In this slideshow are some storm surge estimate maps. The yellow color is the Category 3 water level and the red color is the Category 4 level. Storm surges could reach the yellow and possibly red levels later tonight and into early Tuesday.

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Stamford
Westport, Fairfield open c04a2f158c332d6d c376416793ae9013 da6063a2d678f1e11 Image Gallery: Storm Surge Maps

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