Rippowan River Overflows Its Banks In Stamford After Heavy Rain

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Fed by heavy rain overnight, the Rippowam River in Stamford flows over on to part of the Scalzi Riverwalk on Thursday.
Fed by heavy rain overnight, the Rippowam River in Stamford flows over on to part of the Scalzi Riverwalk on Thursday. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern
Fairfield County is under a flood watch on Thursday.
Fairfield County is under a flood watch on Thursday. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Fairfield County remains under a flood watch until noon on Thursday as the heaviest rain moves out of the area -- but scattered showers could still linger, according to the National Weather Service.

Norwalk saw a whopping 4.52 inches of rainfall during Wednesday's storm, while 3.8 inches fell on Stamford. Northern towns saw a little less, with 2.78 inches reported at Danbury Airport, according to the National Weather Service.

Coastal towns are also under a dense fog advisory until noon.

Thursday's temperatures will soar close to 70 degrees with some scattered showers and possible thunderstorms in the area. Some of the storms could produce more heavy rainfall, according to the forecast.

The rain will move out Thursday night, with a pleasant weekend expected with highs in the low to mid-60s.

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