Since 1898, Lux Bond & Green Jewelers has been dedicated to offering truly extraordinary diamonds, jewelry, watches and gifts for the home.
The finest homemade Thai food, great for sitdown and take-out located in Downtown, Westport
Boca Restaurant & Bar, 43 Main ST. Westport, 203-557-0720, open 7 Days starting at 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Your 24/7 News Source

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Blizzard, Coastal Flood Warnings Issued

Email Favicon Facebook Favicon LinkedIn Favicon

The National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y. has issued a Blizzard Warning for Westport and area which is in effect from 6 a.m. Friday to 1 p.m. Saturday.

The Weather Service said snow accumulation of 18 to 24 inches can be expected during the storm with winds northeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Temperatures will fall into the 20s Friday evening and visibility will be one-quarter mile or less at times.

The Weather Service said the strongest winds and heaviest snow will occur Friday evening into Saturday morning.

“Heavy snow and winds will make for dangerous driving conditions with visibilities near zero in white-out conditions,” the Weather Service said. “In addition, some tree limbs will be downed, causing scattered power outages.”

Meanwhile, the Weather Service also issued a Coastal Flood Warning for Westport and area which is in effect from 6 p.m. Friday to midnight Friday.

The Weather Service said to expect tides 3 to 5 feet above astronomical tides with 3 to 5 foot waves along Long Island Sound.

Flooding is likely during the times of high tide Friday evening between 9 and 11 p.m., it said

The Weather Service said widespread flooding of vulnerable shore roads and/or basements due to height of storm tide and wave action is possible.

Posted 02/07/13 at 10:12 PM


Comment Policy

No comments yet.

You need to Register and be logged in to post comments. If you are already registered but are not logged in, you can Login here.





Remember my personal information

Notify me of follow-up comments?

You must be logged in to comment. You must also answer the question or solve the equation below:

10 - 9 = ? (1 character(s) required)

Please note by clicking on "Submit" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Inappropriate posts may be removed.

<< Back to main

Register / Log in

Registration is required to post comments.
Sign Up  •  Login
Comment Policy

Discover Earthplace! Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County, Connecticut Gus Kalivas, CPA, Financial Advisor, Ameriprise WestportNow Year in Pictures 2015 Give to Public Schools in Need! - Go to