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Rough waters forecast for L.I. Sound

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Boaters might think twice about heading onto Long Island Sound later today and into Thursday. That’s because the National Weather Service expects winds will be blowing up to 30 knots (about 35 MPH). Waves are also expected to be five feet or higher. And to make things worse, heavy rain, up to 2 inches, is […] [Read More]
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Nor’easter-like storm to drench New England

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A nor’easter-like storm will bring heavy rains and winds into Connecticut. The storm will bring  the possibility of flooding as the storm moves through the mid-Atlantic, with the worst of the storm lashing Massachusetts and Maine. Fallen leaves can increase the threat of flooding as they wash into streams and drains and make roads extra slick. […] [Read More]
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What’s the winter forecast ? Take your pick

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It’s that time of year when weather forecasters roll out their predictions on what kind of winter we’re likely to have. And like most years, the forecasts are all over the weather map. Will there be lots of snow, will it be rainy, warm or cold? Take your pick of the forecasts. Many are different, […] [Read More]
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A chilly day; rain likely the rest of the week

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A cold morning with scattered frost across parts of inland Connecticut this early AM. The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for interior southern Connecticut. A freeze warning means below freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely with conditions that will kill crops or other sensitive vegetation. Temperatures dropped to 32 degrees at […] [Read More]
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First frost looms in the forecast

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The National Weather Service says some areas of Connecticut could see the first frost of the season late Sunday night into Monday morning. “The potential exists for temperatures to drop into the upper 20s to around 30 degrees late Sunday night into early Monday morning. Sensitive plants may be damaged or killed at these sub-freezing […] [Read More]
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How much rain did we get?

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All that talk about dry conditions and below normal rainfall is now history. Thursday’s precipitation has pushed yearly rainfall totals to levels slighty above normal for the year. In fact, some areas in southwest Connecticut received more than 2 inches of rain. Here are some rainfall totals across the region: Naugatuck: 2.07 inches. Bethel: 1.98 […] [Read More]
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Most sunny today with rain moving in Friday

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We’ll have a sunny day with temperatures in the low 60s. After that, we’ll have some rain developing Friday afternoon and hanging around to early Saturday. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service. Today Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 5 to 13 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 47. […] [Read More]
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After wind and rain, turning sunny

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After some overnight rain and strong winds, we’ll have a mostly sunny day. There is a coastal flood advisory until 1 PM with tides running about a half-foot above normal. High tide is around 11:30 AM. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a […] [Read More]
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Rain, wind trigger power outages

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UPDATE: 12:20 PM CL&P is reporting 709 customers still without power. Earlier today more than 4,600 customers had lost power from rain, wind and fallen trees. At 375, Bethel has the highest number of outages, followed by Bethany at 138 and 94 in Washington. UPDATE: 9:23 AM Connecticut, Light and Power is reporting 1,36 customers […] [Read More]
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Showers moving in today

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We have some showers in the forecast for today. Not a deluge, but enough to make things wet. A coastal flood advisory has been issued for the possibility of minor tidal flooding. High tide, around 10:45 AM today, is expected to be about a foot above normal. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: […] [Read More]
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