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Jim Shay

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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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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A nice stretch of beautiful weather

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We have several days of beautiful weather ahead of us. As summer winds down (it ends at 10:28 PM on Monday), we have days of sunshine with temperatures in the low to mid-70s. At night, temps will dip into the 40s. Lowest temperatures overnight were 43 in Danbury, 45 in Oxford, 49 in New Haven […] [Read More]
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Sunny today with chilly air on the way

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We’re feeling the change of the seasons from summer to fall with cool overnight temperatures. And it’s expected to get even chiller later in the week with the possibility of some patchy frost in normally colder areas, such as extreme Northwest Connecticut. Historically, the first frost in Connecticut is between the first and second weeks […] [Read More]
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Morning showers, cool at night

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It took a while, but showers started falling in southwest Connecticut shortly before 10 AM. It will be a short-lived event. In fact by 10:15 AM, the showers have already stopped Down County in places like Greenwich and Stamford. Radar shows there is not other bands of rain to the west of us. Check out […] [Read More]
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A cloudy day with showers expected

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It’s still summer, but there’s change in the air. A cold front approaches from the west today and moves across the region this evening into late tonight. High pressure will then build on Friday into Friday night. Then, we have another cold front moving across the area Saturday into Saturday night. What’s does all this […] [Read More]
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Showers expected to move in Thursday

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A coastal flood advisory is in effect from 10 AM to 3 PM today. The National Weather Service says off shore winds and tides could create some flooding in low-lying areas along the southwest Connecticut coasts. Winds will be blowing in from the east at speeds up to 20 knots (23.016 MPG)*. That direction pushes […] [Read More]
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NWS issues coastal flood advisory

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The National Weather Service has issued a coastal flood advisory for the coastline of southwest Connecticut. It’s in effect from 8 AM to 2 PM and from 10 PM to 6 AM on Wednesday. Onshore winds and the high tide could create flooding conditions in low-lying areas. High tide is expected to be at least […] [Read More]
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