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Heavy Rain, Strong Winds Could Bring Power Outages To Bridgeport

Heavy rains are predicted for Tuesday throughout the Fairfield County area.
Heavy rains are predicted for Tuesday throughout the Fairfield County area. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Stormy weather expected to hit Fairfield County on Tuesday could bring with it heavy rain, damaging winds, and the potential for floods or power outages.

There is a chance of damaging winds on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service, and a wind advisory has been issued for southern Fairfield County. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are expected during the day, and some of the storms could bring gusty winds as high as 37 mph. The chance of precipitation is 100 percent, and new rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch are possible during the day. The high will be near 71.

Tuesday night will see continued showers and thunderstorms, as well as gusty winds. The chance of precipitation will still be 100 percent, and between 1 and 2 inches of rain is possible. The low will be around 61.

There is a 50 percent chance of showers on Wednesday, otherwise the day will be cloudy with a high near 65. The wind is expected to die down to between 5 and 8 mph. Wednesday night will see a 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before midnight. The rest of the night will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

Thursday is expected to be partly sunny, with a 40 percent chance of showers after noon. The high will be near 61. Thursday night will be mostly clear, with a low around 40.

It will be sunny on Friday, when the high will be near 62. Friday night will be mostly clear, with a low around 47.

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