STORM WATCH: Nor'easter will bring downpours, strong gusts in CT until Wednesday morning
A nasty nor'easter arrived Monday night in Connecticut. News 12 meteorologists say a coastal low is forming along the East Coast and expected to impact the region overnight into Tuesday.
Very heavy rain will start overnight and continue through early Tuesday afternoon.
Periods of lighter rain and gusty winds will continue through Tuesday night before ending by Wednesday morning.
Heavy rain and breezy conditions will impact the morning commute.
On Tuesday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. there will be periods of heavy rain with possible gusts up 35 mph+, especially along coastal communities. Heaviest rain bands will be up until 3 p.m.
From Tuesday evening to Wednesday morning, there will be occasional lighter rain and showers. They should end by 9 a.m. Wednesday morning. It should still be windy with some gusts up to 40 mph.
Conditions should begin to calm in the early afternoon Tuesday, but the rain will continue. A total of 2-4 inches is possible.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch that runs until Tuesday evening.
OVERNIGHT: Showers early, heavy rain developing after midnight. Breezy to windy conditions. Low of 54.
TUESDAY: Heavy rain the first half of the day, lighter rain by evening. Windy as well. High of 61.
WEDNESDAY: Morning clouds, afternoon sun. Breezy. High of 60.
THURSDAY: Mostly sunny and dry. High of 59.
FRIDAY: Increasing clouds with rain developing later in the day. High of 58.