Severe thunderstorm warning issued for parts of Connecticut

Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for parts of the state as a line of thunderstorms is expected to roll over the region Saturday night.

The National Weather Service announced severe thunderstorm warnings for Fairfield County and western New Haven County until at least 6:45 p.m. The NWS said to expect 60 mph winds, and that there is even the potential for hail.

Initial reports from the NWS said that Connecticut can expect showers and thunderstorms ahead of a cold front starting at approximately 5 p.m. and lasting until midnight.