Severe Weather Alert for Greenwich: Tropical Storm Fay is On Her Way


Tropical Storm Fay is forecast to make landfall near New York City about 9:00PM Friday evening, and move north along the NY / CT border between 10:00PM and 2:00AM Saturday morning.  Local rainfall is currently predicted to total 2” – 4”.

From the National Weather Service: Heavy rain showers and embedded thunderstorms are forecast through Friday evening. Torrential rainfall within a short period of time will be possible and this could lead to flooding. Peak Wind Forecast is 35-45 mph with gusts to 50 mph.  The window for Tropical Storm force winds: until early Saturday morning.

Original story: A powerful tropical storm is on its way up the coast Friday morning.

During the day Friday there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms. High near 77.

Tropical Storm Fay is expected to hit Greenwich Friday night.

The storm is expected to dump about 2-4″ of rain, causing flash flooding.

Gusty winds as high as 55 yo 65 MPH could cause power outages.

Residents are advised to remove any objects outside that might become a projectile in high winds.

On Saturday, there is a chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10:00am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

Tropical Storm Fay is the sixth named storm of the season.