Tropical Storm Elsa Racing up East Coast

Impact to Easton Area Thursday Night and Friday

The Easton Police Department is advising residents that Tropical Storm Elsa is expected to impact the local area overnight and into tomorrow morning. Heavy rainfall is expected and may cause localized flooding. Winds of 35-40 MPH Continue reading “Tropical Storm Elsa Racing up East Coast”

UPDATE: Storm Impact Milder Than Anticipated

UPDATE: According to Chief Doyle, Easton fared well. “There were no reported outages. Public Works did a great job. Traffic was light. Public Works is finishing up cleaning the roads today,” Doyle said. In short, there was nothing significant to report.

UPDATE Jan. 31, 10:40 p.m.: Continue reading “UPDATE: Storm Impact Milder Than Anticipated”

Best Advice for Today’s Snowstorm: Stay Home

Easton first responders are urging residents to stay safe by staying home during today’s snowstorm that’s forecast to continue into Thursday.

Winter storm warnings from the National Weather Service are now in effect for the entire region from 2 p.m. this afternoon through 1 p.m. Continue reading “Best Advice for Today’s Snowstorm: Stay Home”

Bindelglass Urges Residents To Prepare for Heavy Snow

Heavy snow is predicted to start Wednesday afternoon into Thursday.

“The more people can plan ahead and stay home, the better our crews can work to clear the roads,” First Selectman Dave Bindelglass said. “In the event that there are downed trees and wires, please do not try to Continue reading “Bindelglass Urges Residents To Prepare for Heavy Snow”

Bracing for a Wild Day of Weather from Tropical Storm Isaias

A tornado watch is in effect for Fairfield County until 2:15. Numerous trees are down with wires all over town, Police Chief Richard Doyle said as of 1:55 p.m.

“I advise everyone to stay home or get to shelter,” Doyle said. “All emergency services are fully staffed.” 

Doyle Continue reading “Bracing for a Wild Day of Weather from Tropical Storm Isaias”

Easton Prepares for Tropical Storm Isaias

Police Chief Richard Doyle this morning met with Fire Chief Steve Waugh, and officials from Easton Emergency Medical Services and the Public Works Department to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaias’s arrival in the local area tomorrow, Tuesday.

Doyle, who is also Easton’s emergency Continue reading “Easton Prepares for Tropical Storm Isaias”