Flash flood warnings in effect until mid-morning

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Fairfield County and Western New Haven County until 9:30 Wednesday morning.

At 5:32 a.m., flash flooding was reported in areas in New York, and by 7 a.m., flooding was visible in the Gulf Beach parking lot and other low-lying areas in Milford.

The National Weather Service said that some areas received up to three inches of rain by early this morning.

“Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams,” according to the National Weather Service.