High Winds Pummel Greenwich, Roads Closed

As of noon the National Weather Service indicated that multiple hazards are in effect in Greenwich, with a high wind warning until 6:00pm, and coastal flood advisor in effect from 1:00pm to 6:00pm.

Monday afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 65. Windy, with a south wind 29 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

NOAA warns of widespread power outages.

IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
  Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
  difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.


People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if you must drive.

Per Eversource, as of noon, 266 customers in Greenwich were impacted, which represents .94% of 28,251 customers.

In a Facebook post, the utility said they are working under their COVID-19 pandemic plan to restore customers as quickly and safely as possible.

The utility advises residents to charge their devices, and keep a flashlight handy with extra batteries.

Also stay away from downed wires and call 9-1-1 right away.

If you lose power text “OUT” to 23129 or call 800-286-2000.

Showers are likely Monday night, but Tuesday the forecast is for mostly sunny skies and a high of 56°.