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Town beaches closed following storm

Photo by Jeanna Petersen Shepard

Darien beaches, including Weed Beach, shown here, are closed July 15 due to heavy rains. File Photo

Weed Beach and Pear Tree Beach are closed following last night's thunderstorms, according to the Darien Parks and Recreation Department.

Any time there is more than 1 inch of rainfall, the beaches are closed for 24 hours following the storm, according to the department.

More thunderstorms and heavy rain is expected in Southwest Connecticut Tuesday into Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

More than an inch of rain is expected following Tuesday's storm, according to the NWS.

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