Communities prepare for heavy rainfall on Friday

STAMFORD - With heavy rain expected tomorrow, workers in Stamford have their work cut out for them.

Thousands of catch basins around the city are still buried under snow and solid ice, and workers throughout the city are spending today clearing them out to prevent flooding.

The catch basins flow rain water into storm drains that then empty into the Long Island Sound. With two months worth of ice and snow to clear out and only a few crews, city officials held a special meeting to help coordinate their efforts.

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