Flooding rain, high winds expected Wednesday - WFSB 3 Connecticut

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Flooding rain, high winds expected Wednesday


The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning in advance of a storm system expected to impact the state Wednesday.

Southerly winds will be very strong as well. WFSB Meteorologist Scot Haney said gusts between 50 and 60 mph are possible, especially near the coast. The winds are expected to reach 60 mph sometime after midnight.

A flood watch for Litchfield County was issued by the National Weather Service Thursday afternoon.

In Milford, residents along the shoreline are being warned to move their cars to higher ground because of possible flooding after high tide at 1:30 a.m.

Connecticut residents will experience periods of rain throughout the day with the heaviest rain coming in after midnight.

Wednesday night will continue to be unseasonably mild with a low temperature of 45.

Bradley International Airport reported that there were a few cancellations Wednesday afternoon and evening because of the weather. Airport officials are asking customers to check with their air carrier before heading to the airport.

The record high for the greater Hartford area is 60 degrees set on Jan. 30, 1947.

The record high for Bridgeport is 57 degrees, set in 2002.

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