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Jim Shay

Mostly sunny today, cool at night

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The National Weather Service says there’s a chance of showers this AM. But, then again, we probably won’t see a drop of rain. So far this month, we’ve only had 1.04 of an inch of rain; the normal total for this time of the month is 1.72 inches. We’re starting to see the trend of […] [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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NWS posts severe thunderstorms warning

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update 7:15 p.m. National Weater Service is watching storms from the Hudson Valley headed towards the Danbury area. NWS said the northern half of Fairfield county could see periods of rain up until midnight but nothing like this afternoon’s storms. update 7:10 p.m. As much as two inches of rain fell in parts of Westport […] [Read More]
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Severe thunderstorms looming for the weekend

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A cold front moving through southwest Connecticut Saturday will bring a threat for strong to potentially severe thunderstorms, the National Weather Service says. The biggest threat will heavy rainfall and possible gusty and damaging winds. The NWS says there will be scattered showers Saturday morning and possible T-storms in the afternoon. Once we get through […] [Read More]
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Another sunny and warm day

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Our nice summer weather continues today with sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s. And the weekend forecast? It’s looking more cloudy than sunny with a good chance of showers. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today: Sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph […] [Read More]
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Sunny, warm, less humid today

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Looks like we’ll be getting a slight break in the sultry summer weather today with less humidity. Skies will be sunny with temperatures n the mid-80s. Yesterday’s highs were 90 in Bridgeport, 88 in Danbury and Oxford and 92 at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks. Tuesday was the second time this year, Bridgeport hit […] [Read More]
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Air quality alert warns of high ozone levels today

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UPDATED 1 PM An air quality alert has been issued for Fairfield and New Haven counties, particularly the shoreline communities. IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING. AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE WITHIN THE REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION… […] [Read More]
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Hurricane causing high surf on Long Island, R.I.

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Like to surf? If you do Thursday and Friday are good days to head out to beaches on the south shore of Long Island or Misquamicut in Rhode Island. That’s because Hurricane Cristobal, which is passing well east of the region, is generating long period south to south-southeast swells helping to create high surf. Non-surfers would […] [Read More]
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