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Tornado Warning Issued For Fairfield County

The Hudson Valley is at the center of the area expected to be slammed with severe storms Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday evening. Photo Credit: AccuWeather.com
Severe weather Photo Credit: National Weather Service

The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Warning for Fairfield County late Tuesday afternoon.

The warning is in effect until 5:35 p.m. Tuesday as a band of severe weather moves west to east.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is also in effect for Fairfield County until 11 p.m.

The thunderstorms will be accompanied by heavy rain, potentially damaging winds with large hail also possible.

The heaviest rain is expected through 9 p.m. Tuesday. Locally heavy rainfall could bring minor flooding of urban and poor drainage areas. There is also a small chance for localized flash flooding.

Numerous severe storms are possible in areas shown in orange in the second image above. Scattered severe storms are possible in areas in yellow.

For Daily Voice's earlier report with more details on the storms, click here.

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