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Weather updates for Fairfield County Connecticut

Showers to end this AM, then cloudy

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Finally, we have some much needed rain this morning on the first day of October. Last month was the sixth driest September on record with only 2.10 of an inch of rainfall. That’s nearly 1.5 inches below normal for September. Overall for the year, we’ve gotten 33.34 inches. That’s a little more than an inch […] [Read More]
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Cool, wet weather caused by “northeast flow”

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It won’t rank among scary weather terms like “polar vortex” or “heat and humidity index,” but the pattern spreading over our area isn’t the nicest. Called a “northeast flow,” it pulls in cool, damp air. And it will sit over us for the next few days, the National Weather Service says. Here is your extended […] [Read More]
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Temps will fall back to autumn levels this week

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You could have visited one of the many fall agricultural fairs in the area over the weekend, or gotten in one last trip to the beach. By next weekend it will be all about Oktoberfests, not high tides as temps slip back to seasonal levels, the National Weather Service says. While high readings today could […] [Read More]
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Sunny and warm this weekend

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The weather won’t be a problem for the many outdoor activities this weekend. That’s because we’ll have sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s. It will be perfect weather for heading to a festival or hitting the beach before colder temperatures move in. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today: A chance of […] [Read More]
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A rainy day for southwest Connecticut

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UPDATE: 12:05 PM The National Weather Service has reduced expected rainfall totals. Earlier today, it said said up to an inch was possible in some areas. Now it says no more than a quarter of an inch is possible. As of noon, rainfall totals ranged from .02 to .17 of an inch. Click HERE for […] [Read More]
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Sunny today with rain moving in

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Today we’ll have a mostly sunny day with a chance of some rain moving in later tonight. A low pressure system will be moving up the East Coast and will likely bring rain and cool temperatures Thursday and Thursday night. Some leftover rain may linger through mid-day on Friday. Then, high pressure will return with […] [Read More]
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Cool, mostly dry air over our region this week

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Today will be sunny and seasonable, but it is what is not in the forecast that could be a problem, weather experts say. September has been an unusually dry month, and coupled with a lower-than-normal rainfall this summer, it could create a problem down the road. Here’s the National Weather Service on rainfall totals: And […] [Read More]
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Humidity gone, sunny autumn days ahead

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It will be a lot more pleasant outdoors today than over the weekend. A stalled front that sat over the area, bringing scattered showers, breaks of sun and oppressive humidity has moved off. Autumn begins at 10:29 p.m. this evening, and it will start off beautifully. We’ll string together several dry, sunny days this week, with […] [Read More]
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