Flash flood advisory in effect until 5:00 p.m.

UPDATE: The NWS has now issued a flash flood advisory, as well as a flood advisory, for Fairfield County until 5:00. According to the advisory, heavy showers and thunderstorms will be passing through the area. Rainfall rates of 1.5 inches have been observed. The forecast is calling for continuing isolated showers and thunderstorms, ending before midnight.