The timing and forecast of this storm went right on cue with what actually panned out. Heavy rains were forecast for the entire state with the heaviest of which occurring in western sections of Connecticut and southern New York. In excess of seven inches was reported in Danbury, with just less than two inches in Groton. Official wind reports ranged between 40 and 60 miles-per-hour with unofficial reports even higher.
Here were the official wind and rain reports from stations around our area.
Peak Wind Gusts/Rainfall Totals
- Bridgeport, CT- 59 mph/3.35 in
- Danbury, CT- 43 mph/7.03 in
- Groton, CT- 60 mph/1.62 in
- Meriden, CT- 47 mph/4.54 in
- JFK, NY - 57 mph/4.69 in
- Poughkeepsie, NY - 40 mph/7.14 in
- White Plains, NY - 47 mph/6.60 in
A Flood Warning still remains in effect for the western two-thirds of Connecticut. These will remain in effect until tomorrow morning for the Still River and Wednesday evening for the Housatonic.
The weather will cooperate for us and utility crews as high pressure builds into our area. We will see sunny to mostly sunny skies with highs ranging from the upper-70s to low-80s for the next several days.
A more detailed look at the week ahead later this week.