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Heavy rain reduces visibility, prompts flood advisory

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Minor flooding was reported in Milford. (WFSB) Minor flooding was reported in Milford. (WFSB)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Friday's rain should depart during the afternoon hours.

Meteorologists Mark Dixon and Scot Haney said many drivers continue to experience wet roads, especially along the shoreline.

"Heavy rain has reduced visibility," Dixon said. "In parts of southwest CT, 1 to 2 inches of rain has fallen. Elsewhere 0.5 to 1 inches if not more has been received."

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The majority of the rain arrived by late morning.

A flood advisory was issued for Fairfield County and a portion of New Haven county until 2:15 p.m.

"Regardless of location, the heavy nature of the rain will lead to hydroplaning concerns on the roads and poor drainage flooding," Dixon said.

Futurecast showed a decent amount rain moving across the state state at least until 2 p.m. on Friday.

"By 5 pm. the weather will be quiet here in CT," Dixon said.

Temperatures are expected to peak in the upper-70s.

"The normal high for this time of year is 84," Haney said.

The humidity is also on the rise and will stick around through Saturday.

"There is a chance for showers and thunderstorms [Saturday] afternoon," Haney said.

Some of those storms could be strong.

The high for the day looks to be 88 degrees.

"Sunday looks like the better of the two weekend days with a high of 84 degrees," Haney said.

"Sunday will be seasonably warm, less humid and mostly sunny," Dixon added.

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