Long Island Forecast
Friday... Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers, then rain showers in the afternoon. High of 68F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the NNW in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.
Friday Night... Overcast with rain. Low of 50F. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.5 in. possible.
Saturday... Overcast with rain. High of 54F. Windy. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.
Saturday Night... Overcast with rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 43F. Windy. Winds from the NW at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.
Statement as of 9:55 PM EDT on May 23, 2013
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Housatonic River at Stevenson dam.
* From this evening until late Friday night.
* At 9 PM Thursday the stage was... 10.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to reach flood stage by 10 PM
Thursday and forecast to continue to rise to near 11.6 feet around
2 am Friday. The river is forecast to fall below flood stage after
8 PM Friday.
* Impact... at 11.5 feet... water reaches The Maples area of Shelton.
Fld observed forecast
2 am 8 am 2 PM 8 PM 2 am
location stg stg day time Fri Fri Fri Fri Sat
Stevenson da 11.0 10.7 Thu 09 PM 11.6 11.6 11.6 11.0 10.5