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Heavy Rain Continues to Move Through, Flash Flood Watch Remains in Effect

A tornado warning for Fairfield County has been canceled.

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Parts of the state will continue to see heavy rain move through, with a chance of flash flooding in some areas.

A flash flood warning was in effect for New London County and Windham County and a tornado warning that was issued for Fairfield County were both canceled early.

Our First Alert meteorologists detected rotation in the Redding area at about 4 p.m.

A Flood Watch remains in effect for the entire state.

Metro North is advising customers that storms could impact the morning commute by "bringing down trees, affecting crossing gates, and causing flooding."

People are being advised to consider giving themselves extra time to travel.

Over five inches of rain has already fallen in the Lisbon and Norwich area.

Periods of heavy rain will continue into Wednesday morning before quieting down. An area of low pressure will slowly move through the region bringing with it heavy rain.

The heaviest rain will work into the state tonight and continue throughout most of Tuesday.

Rainfall totals of two to four inches of rain is expected with isolated totals of five to seven inches on top of what has already fallen Monday

The main concerns for flooding are poor drainage flooding and also flooding on small rivers, streams, and over low-lying, flood-prone areas.

Expect sunshine to somewhat return as we head into Wednesday. You can get the latest forecast anytime here.

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