9/4/2016 - PRESS RELEASE: Implications of Tropical Storm Hermine


Date:               September 04, 2016

Re:                   Implications of Tropical Storm Hermine

Issued by:       Det. Sgt. Jeremiah P. Marron Jr.




Darien, CT- With the approach of Tropical Storm Hermine the potential exists for dangerous rip currents and above average high tides along the Darien coastline over the next few days. Swimmers are urged to exercise caution if they are in or near the water and to adhere to any warnings posted at the local beaches.

In addition to the rip currents the forecast also warns of the potential for minor flooding of coastal areas during the high tide cycle occurring around 2:00 AM early Monday morning.

The town is forecasted to experience sustained winds of 20-25 mph with the potential for gust of 35-40 mph starting  Sunday afternoon and continuing into Monday. Residents are encouraged to secure items that may be prone to blowing around and or wind damage.