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Jim Shay

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A nice weather weekend on tap

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No problems with the weather this weekend. No storms or bitter cold to deal with. And it will be partly to mostly sunny with not too cold temperatures. Here’s the forecast for the days ahead: Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Northwest wind 3 to 8 […] [Read More]
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From snow showers to rain showers

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We have a light coating of snow and temperatures in the 20s that make it feel like winter that’s officially, 10 days away. Most areas received a light dusting of snow, with higher amounts farther inland. Ice on the roads is another reason to slow down. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today: […] [Read More]
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How much rain did we get?

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We’re still soaking wet after Tuesday’s deluge from the nor’easter. So, how much rain did we get. Here’s a look at the rainfall totals: FAIRFIELD COUNTY NEW CANAAN:  3.06 inches FAIRFIELD:  2.99 inches DANBURY:  2.81 inches NORWALK:  2.80 inches STAMFORD:  2.69 inches DANBURY AIRPORT: 2.68 inches REDDING: 2.68 inches STRATFORD:  2.65  inches BROOKFIELD: 2.59 inches […] [Read More]
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Showers, then chance of snow tonight

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The nor’easter that socked us Tuesday still has some juice in it. The most significant weather from the nor’easter has ended, but the actual low pressure of the storm will be slow to clear the northeast. This means unsettled weather will continue for the next few days across the Tri-State. Any precipitation that falls on […] [Read More]
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Housatonic River falls below flood stage

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UPDATE: 6:28 AM The flood warning for the Housatonic River at the Stevenson Dam in Monroe/Oxford remains in effect until 8 AM Thursday. Flood stage for the river is 11 feet. As of 6:30 AM, it was at 10.5 feet and was continuing to fall. The Northeast River Forecast Center place that depth in the […] [Read More]
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Scattered power outages reported

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  Update 3 p.m. Almost 1,000 without power between Milford and Orange, according to United Illuminating. Original Post. High winds, with gusts up to 37 miles per hours, are being blamed for scattered power outages. As of 2 PM, Connecticut Light and Power says 505 customers have no power, the highest amounts update. United Illuminating is […] [Read More]
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Nor’easter timeline: What to expect

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A low pressure center has formed near the coast of North Carolina. The storm is moving north up the East Coast and will stall near the south coast of Long Island by late this evening. The storm is then forecast remain near the Long Island coast for up to 24 hours until Wednesday evening and […] [Read More]
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Nor’easter takes aim at Connecticut

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Get ready for a wild weather day. It has already started with icy road conditions inland that caused a number of southwest Connecticut school districts to delay openings. Up to 3 inches of rain could fall before it all ends Wednesday. The National Weather Service has posted a number of watches, warnings and advisories. A […] [Read More]
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List of delayed school openings

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Slick road conditions have forced many school districts to delay openings. Some are closed or will have an early dismissal. Here’s the list: Aces Area Coop Ed Services: 2 hour delay Amity Reg. School Dist. 5: 2 hour delay Ansonia School District: 2 hour delay Bethany School District: 2 hour delay Bethel Public Schools: 2 […] [Read More]
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Rain moving in tonight

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Not the best weekend forecast. And it looks like Sunday will be the pick of the weekend. Today, there will be a slight chance of rain after 4 PM. It will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Wind chill values between 15 and 25. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is […] [Read More]
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