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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Fairfield County, Isolated Tornadoes Possible

Drenching rain could be accompanied by thunderstorms.
Drenching rain could be accompanied by thunderstorms. Photo Credit: Daily Voice

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is now in effect for much of the region as a new round of storms is expected to roll through with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes possible.

The warning went into effect Thursday, July 21 at 1:30 p.m. and lasts until 2 p.m.

At 1:28 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located over Mount Kisco, moving northeast at 45 miles per hour, the National Weather Service said.

Golf ball-size hail and 60 mph wind gusts are possible, along with up to 2-inch diameter hail is possible.

"Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles," the weather service said. "Expect wind damage to trees and power lines."

Counties covered by the warning are:

  • Westchester
  • Putnam
  • Fairfield

Some of the storms could produce gusty winds, the National Weather Service noted.

"Heavy downpours are likely in storms, which could lead to urban and poor drainage flooding and possibly isolated flash flooding," the National Weather Service said.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect is effect until 8 p.m. Thursday.

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