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Sunday, August 17, 2003

Heavy Rain Causes Minor Flooding,

Heavy Rain Causes Minor Flooding, Downs Trees


A fast-moving thunderstorm moved through Westport late today, causing some minor flooding on roadways and downing trees, police said.

Flooding was reported in an area of Roseville Road and under the Metro-North railroad bridge on Compo Road South.

High winds downed some trees and lights flickered briefly in some parts of town, but no power outages were reported.

The National Weather Service had issued a thunderstorm warning and flash flood warning for the area a short time before.

Police and fire units were kept busy responding to burglar and fire alarms set off by the storm.

The storm had moved through the area by shortly before 7 p.m.

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Posted 08/17/03 at 09:51 PM  Permalink



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