Flash flood watch in effect for Fairfield County Sunday

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect Sunday for Fairfield County and the tristate area until 11 p.m. this evening.

Today, there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Steady temperature will be around 75. East wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches are possible.
Sunday night, showers are likely and as well as possibly a thunderstorm before 9 p.m, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9 p.m. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. It will be cloudy, with a low around 68.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an are inch possible.

According to The National Weather Service, showers will develop over the area this morning and could produce heavy rains at times with some embedded thunderstorms.

Showers developing over the area this morning could produce heavy rain at times with some embedded thunderstorms. There is a potential for additional showers and thunderstorms over the same area which could lead to flash flooding.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding, which is a very dangerous situation. The National Weather Service advises residents to monitor forecasts and be prepared.

Rain is also predicted for Monday and Tuesday for the area.

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