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Red Flag Warning: High risk of brush fires

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The National Weather Service says there is a high risk of brush fires today. It has issued a Red Flag Warning from noon to 8 PM for for southwest Connecticut. The warning means that critical fire weather conditions are occurring. A combination of strong winds, low humidity and dry leaves are creating a “significantly elevated […] [Read More]
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Saturday will be a time to celebrate sunny skies and warm temperatures. Not exactly, like this scene from The Sand Jam and Family Movie Nights event at Jennings Beach in Fairfield, Conn. on Friday July 25, 2014. Music was provided by Paul Herman with Double Up Company and later when it got dark, kids and their families watched "The Lego Movie."

A summer-like Saturday with sun, temps in 70s

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We have some April showers early this AM, but it’s expected to move out later today. Then we’ll have a nice weekend with warmer temperatures and sunny skies. Saturday will be the day when spring fever peaks. The combination of most people having the day off and summer-like weather will be a cause for celebration. […] [Read More]
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April showers today; Easter Sunday looking sunny

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Rain, warm temperatures and fog tonight should vaporize the last of the remaining snow today. Spring weather is here with temperatures near 60 degrees and April showers. The rain should clear out for Easter Sunday with mostly sunny skies and highs in the low 50s. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today: Showers […] [Read More]
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Snow showers, then cloudy and chilly

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OK. What’s up with this snow this morning? Relax, it’s not going to be a big deal. Just some snow showers that will be clearing out later this morning. Along the coast, there’s just a trace of snow sticking on grassy surfaces; roads are just wet. Farther inland, there’s already a dusting to a fraction […] [Read More]
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Rain, clouds, then a chilly weekend

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A cold rain is falling across southwest Connecticut this early AM. The rain is expected to end later this morning; it will remain mostly cloudy today. Tonight, we may even see some snow showers, but nothing to worry about. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today: Showers, mainly before 8am. High near 44. […] [Read More]
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Rain showers to hang around through Friday

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Not the best weather day, but look at it as a transitional day to spring. The National Weather Service on its Facebook page says, “unsettled weather will be the rule  through early Friday morning as several frontal systems affect the Tri-State region. Please note that it will not be raining the whole time through Friday […] [Read More]
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Snow gets ready to spring on SW CT

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A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect with an expected snowfall between 3 to 6 inches. Southwest Connecticut is expected to get most of the snow across the state from the coastal storm. Forecasters say the snow is expected to begin between noon and 2 PM. Heaviest snow should happen during the evening commute. […] [Read More]
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On the first day of spring … yes, snow

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Welcome to the last full day of winter, but don’t start celebrating just yet. Spring officially begins at 6:45 PM on Friday – a time when it’s expected to be snowing. Yes, snow again … oh no. How much snow is expected? The National Weather Service says 2 to 4 inches “with locally higher amounts.” […] [Read More]
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