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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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Temperatures in teens tonight; snow Friday

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  Winter does not want to leave. Tonight, we’ll have temperatures in the teens. Yes, teens. Strong winds are making it seem even colder. The strongest wind gust recorded in Bridgeport was 41 mph, Oxford had 38 mph and Danbury 36 mph. And on Friday night, some snow is expected. One to 2 inches is […] [Read More]
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Unwelcome surprise: Trash from melting snow

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Mounds of melting snow are giving us an unwelcome surprise: an ugly collection of trash from the long winter. Tossed cigarette butts from January and McDonald’s bags from February have reappeared on streets and sidewalks as the last of the snow vanishes. As snowbanks melt away, litter that was buried for months is now scattered […] [Read More]
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Rain to move out; temps in 20s tonight

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We have some rain in the forecast, but it should move out of the area later this morning. “After a brief period of showers early Tuesday morning, temperatures will rise into the 50s across the region. These near normal conditions will be short lived, as the passage of a cold front returns the area to […] [Read More]
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It’s going to rain all day

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We have a simple forecast for Saturday: Rain all day. No snow, no ice; just rain. The National Weather Service says some areas of southwest Connecticut could receive up to an inch. That, along with above freezing temperatures, will cause the snow pack to melt even further. Here’s the wet forecast from the National Weather […] [Read More]
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Rain moving in for the weekend

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Hoping for a warm weekend with sunny skies. As they say in Brooklyn … fuhgeddaboudit. Here’s the not so nice forecast: Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the morning. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. South […] [Read More]
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Warning: Watch out for patchy ice this AM

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The National Weather Service is warning people that “patchy black ice is possible until 10 AM” this morning. In a special weather statement, it says temperatures have fallen below 32 degrees, freezing snow and ice that melted on Thursday. This is especially true in low-lying, poor drainage areas. Untreated roads and sidewalks may be slick. […] [Read More]
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Chillier today, cold tonight, a stormy weekend

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Today will be a noticeably colder, brisk day. High pressure will build in tonight and move to our east on Friday. Today’s high is expected to be in the 40s with temperatures falling tonight into the 20s. That could mean some icy conditions Friday morning. At this point it looks like the weekend will be […] [Read More]
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