Heavy rain on Sunday — ACCUWEATHER ALERT

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There is also a high wind warning for counties including Monroe and Wayne on Monday from 3:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. with winds of 30 to 40mph and gusts up to 60mph.

Power outages are a real concern, especially considering leaves are still on the trees.

Most of the state can see 1-3 inches of rain in CT.

Three or more inches or rain are possible, with potential flooding in some areas.

Low pressure departs to our north on Monday, allowing for an early end in rain and a gradual decrease in wind.

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NYC and Long Island: Flash Flood Watch in effect for New York City, and Long Island from Sunday afternoon through late Sunday night. The main impacts with the weather system will be strong winds and heavy rain.

Winds were expected to pick up at night, with with an east wind of 27 to 37 miles per hour becoming south 15 to 25 mph.

The coastal storm is likely to bring flooding, gusts and power outages prompting Gov. Andrew Cuomo to direct the state Emergency Operations and Watch Centers to move to Enhanced Monitoring Mode. This will allow for cooler air to usher in, likely high peaks will see a snow shower or two. The Monday morning commute will be a mess. There's also the possibility that some of the very strongest winds stay just above the ground. Can't rule out some lingering showers through the morning to about midday on Monday but the heaviest and most of the rain will fall before midnight. The heaviest weather is forecast for the early morning hours of Monday.

After a sunny Sunday with highs reaching 76, temperatures are expected to drop into the 20s overnight with snow possible.