UPDATE Ridgefield Weather: Heavy Rain and High Winds Sunday Afternoon Through Monday Morning

UPDATE at 5:30 pm from The National Weather Service 

* Locally severe flooding potential for portions of southern CT through Monday morning. This poses an elevated threat to life, with local evacuations and water rescues possible. Excessive rainfall risk has been elevated to moderate for this area. Forecast rainfall amounts have increased slightly across LI and S CT.

* Upgrade to High Wind Warning for southern New London County in CT, and continuation for Suffolk County LI. Wind advisory for much of the remainder of the coast.

A strong frontal system will impact the region this afternoon through Monday morning. Expect a period of heavy rainfall and strong to damaging winds late today into early Monday morning. Minor coastal/shoreline flood impacts are possible with the Monday morning high tidal cycle as well. 

* Upgrade to High Wind Warning for Suffolk County. Wind advisory for much of the coast.

* Upgrade to Storm Warning for the ocean waters east of Fire Island, southern and eastern bays of LI, and far eastern LI Sound. Gales elsewhere.

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Submitted by Ridgefield, CT

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