There is a severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Shelton and the area. The storm, which is moving into Connecticut includes winds over 60 mph. At 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, the storm was near Scarsdale and White Plains, N.Y., moving east at 10 mph.
According to the National Weather Service forecast for Shelton, storms are likely after 4 p.m. and could be severe, with large hail, high winds and heavy rain.
“This is a dangerous storm,” the weather service warned. “If you are in its path, prepare immediately for damaging winds, destructive hail and deadly cloud-to-ground lighting. People outside should move to a shelter, preferably inside a strong building but away from windows.”
The severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Wednesday night.