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WEATHER ALERT: Tornado Watch issued for Weston

4:30 PM – The Weston school board has canceled its meeting tonight due to the inclement and possibly dangerous weather.

4:15 PM – The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Weston, and most of Connecticut. The watch covers all of Fairfield, Lithcfield, and New Haven Counties and is in effect until 11 p.m.

A wind advisory and a hazardous weather outlook are also still in effect for the area. Expect sustained winds of 31 to 39 m.p.h. and gusts of up to 57 m.p.h.

Rain is expected to continue overnight, with clouds Wednesday morning clearing by mid-morning.

9:15 AM – The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Weston and all of Fairfield County, in effect from noon today to 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Winds will be from the south at 20 to 30 miles per hour, with gusts up to 50 mph. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles.

Downed limbs and power wires with scattered power outages are possible. Property owners should bring in any loose objects outside.

In addition, heavy rainfall with isolated flash flooding, local severe storms with damaging wind gusts and possibly an isolated tornado, and minor coastal flooding are all possible. The time of greatest impact looks to be from late this afternoon into the early morning hours Wednesday, the weather service said.

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