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Weather Alerts for Southern Fairfield County

Issued by the National Weather Service

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Fairfield - New Haven
Effective: Sat, 12/14 7:33am Updated: Sat, 12/14 8:34am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 12/15 7:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a
* Flood Warning for
The Housatonic River At Stevenson Dam.
* From this morning until Sunday morning.
* At  7 AM Saturday the stage was...11.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to continue to fall to below flood
stage after  1 AM Sunday.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flood stage.
&&
Fld   Observed              Forecast
1 pm  7 pm  1 am  7 am  1 pm
Location        Stg   Stg  Day  Time   Sat   Sat   Sun   Sun   Sun
Housatonic River
Stevenson Da  11.0   11.1 Sat 07 AM  11.1  11.0  11.0  10.8  10.7
&&

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Fairfield - Litchfield
Effective: Sat, 12/14 11:15am Updated: Sat, 12/14 8:34am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 12/15 2:18am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a
* Flood Warning for
The Still River At Brookfield.
* From this morning until late tonight.
* At  4 AM Saturday the stage was...10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to reach flood stage by 11 AM
Saturday and forecast to continue to rise to near   12.3 feet
around  2 PM Saturday. The river is forecast to fall below flood
stage after  8 PM Saturday.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Water floods lowlands along the Still River.
&&
Fld   Observed              Forecast
7 pm  1 am  7 am  1 pm  7 pm
Location         Stg   Stg  Day Time   Sat   Sun   Sun   Sun   Sun
Still River
Brookfield    12.0   10.1 Sat 05 AM  12.1  11.7
&&

Coastal Flood Advisory  COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY   Coastal Flood Advisory
SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Southern Fairfield - Southern New Haven
Effective: Sat, 12/14 12:00pm Updated: Sat, 12/14 8:34am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 12/14 3:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
* WHAT...Around one foot of inundation above ground level
expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline.
* WHERE...In Connecticut, Southern Fairfield and Southern New
Haven Counties. In New York, Southern Westchester County.
* WHEN...During the times of high tide from noon to 3 PM EST
Saturday.
* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Shallow flooding is expected in the
more vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline.
Some roads and low lying properties including parking lots,
parks, lawns, and homes and businesses with basements near the
waterfront will experience shallow flooding.
* SHORELINE IMPACTS...Breaking surf of 1 to 3 ft may result in
beach erosion and wave splashover onto shoreline roads and
properties possible.
Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.
BRIDGEPORT HARBOR AT BRIDGEPORT CT
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 8.9 FT, MODERATE 10.4 FT, MAJOR 11.4 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.6 FT, MODERATE 3.1 FT, MAJOR 4.1 FT
TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/12 PM   8.9/ 9.4   1.6/ 2.0   1.3/ 1.8     1      MINOR
STAMFORD HARBOR AT STAMFORD CT
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 9.4 FT, MODERATE 11.0 FT, MAJOR 12.4 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.5 FT, MODERATE 3.1 FT, MAJOR 4.5 FT
TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/12 PM   9.5/10.0   1.6/ 2.0   1.3/ 1.8     1      MINOR
NEW HAVEN HARBOR AT NEW HAVEN CT
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 8.6 FT, MODERATE 9.2 FT, MAJOR 10.5 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.9 FT, MODERATE 2.5 FT, MAJOR 3.8 FT
TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/12 PM   8.4/ 8.9   1.7/ 2.2   1.6/ 2.0     1      MINOR
LITTLE NECK BAY AT KINGS POINT NY
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 10.0 FT, MODERATE 10.5 FT, MAJOR 13.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 2.2 FT, MODERATE 2.7 FT, MAJOR 5.2 FT
TOTAL      TOTAL    DEPARTURE
DAY/TIME    TIDE       TIDE     FROM NORM   WAVES    FLOOD
FT MLLW    FT MHHW       FT       FT      IMPACT
--------  ---------  ---------  ---------  -------  --------
14/12 PM   9.7/10.2   1.9/ 2.3   1.3/ 1.8     1       NONE
&&

Information:
If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.