As Tropical Storm Isaias continues its path up the coast, it is recommended that you visit the Emergency Management website to familiarize yourself with emergency preparation. As of 10:00 AM this morning, 8/04/2020, a tornado watch is in effect for southern Connecticut. Tropical storm warnings are in effect for all of Connecticut and Massachusetts. Strongest winds are expected this afternoon and evening between 2 and 7 PM. Scattered power outages are already reported in southeastern Connecticut. Please visit https://www.trumbull-ct.gov/381/Emergency-Preparedness to learn how to sign up for emergency alerts, find a list of necessities to weather a storm, and to access a list of emergency numbers that may be needed. Please have an emergency plan and familiarize your family members with it.
From Emergency Management Director: At this time, the town is not opening any local shelters. Residents may call 211 to find a shelter. The first choice should be to shelter with family or neighbors, if needed.
Town buildings will be closing at 1:00 PM today. Employees will be working remotely. Please use caution and stay safe.