UPDATE: Flash Flood in Effect Through Tuesday, 6:00pm

Update, Tuesday 9:00am: A Flash Flood watch is in effect through Tuesday at 6:00pm, and a Coastal Flood Advisory from 2:00pm until 6:00pm.

According to Accuweather, the major storm system is crawling up the Atlantic coast and unleashing drenching rain along the Interstate 95 corridor and pounding coastal areas with rough surf and high winds.

Tuesday will feature downpours. It will be breezy, with a high of 62°.

Wednesday, showers ending, remaining breezy with high of 60°.

Original story: According to weather forecasts, a flash flood watch is in effect for the Town of Greenwich from Monday evening (10/25) to Tuesday evening (10/26).

This is due to a coastal storm, which is anticipated to bring a prolonged period of heavy rain, as well as the potential for localized flash flooding, strong winds, coastal flooding, and beach erosion.

Rainfall could be up to 1 inch per hour at times. Wind gusts may reach up to 50 mph on Tuesday.

Rain will likely begin Monday night and become heavy during the day on Tuesday. Rainfall could be up to 1 inch per hour at times. Wind gusts may reach up to 50 mph on Tuesday afternoon.

The Dept of Public Works, Highway Division, will have crews out to prepare for the storm by clearing drainage structures, including catch basin grates, headwalls, and storm grate cages.

Since a reasonable amount of leaves have fallen recently, Department of Public Works asks residents to do their part by checking to ensure drainage structures on or near their property are free and clear of debris, leaves and any other obstructions.

The Department of Public Works is committed to providing a variety of services that are of vital importance to the town and residents of Greenwich.

This includes but is not limited to highway/roadway maintenance, sewer management, stormwater management, waste disposal and recycling, building inspection and the improvement of public infrastructure.