Tornado watch issued for Fairfield, New Haven counties
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Fairfield and New Haven counties. The tornado watch is in effect until 8 p.m. Severe thunderstorms could bring torrential rain and damaging winds, which could produce an isolated tornado. The tornadoes, if they materialize, are not expected to be as severe as those that hit the Midwest and southern regions of the U.S. recently.