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Jim Shay

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Supermoon to rise tonight

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Get ready for a “supermoon: that will be rising tonight. It will appear unusually bigger than a regular full moon when it rises at 8:24 PM in the eastern sky. It’s a “supermoon” because it’s at perigee, the closest its orbit comes to Earth. When the moon is in perigee, it’s up to 14 percent […] [Read More]
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The weekend’s weather is looking good

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Looks like we’ll have another nice, summertime weekend with mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s. And of course, there’s the chances of afternoon showers or T-storms with some possibility severe. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Tonight […] [Read More]
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Still warm, but less humid

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Nice summertime weather today with warm temperatures, mostly sunny skies and less humid. And there is a chance of showers later in the day and evening. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Tonight Mostly […] [Read More]
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Another hot day with a chance of showers

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We’ll have another hot and mostly sunny day with temperatures in the upper 80s. It’s pretty much the same forecast as the last few days. Humidity is expected to ease by Friday and the weekend is looking good at this point. Today A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a […] [Read More]
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Tueday

A steamy forecast with T-storms likely

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Today’s the day, we’re going to feel the heat. Add some high humidity and we’re going to have a whole lotta sweating going on. At 5:15 AM, the humidity across southwest Connecticut ranged from 96 percent in Danbury, 90 percent in Bridgeport, Greenwich and Stamford and 88 percent in Oxford. On Monday night we had […] [Read More]
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State: Hurricane Arthur’s CT impact to be ‘minor’

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The state Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection expects Hurricane Arthur’s impact on Connecticut will “minor.” The hurricane, that will be a tropical storm when it nears, is expected to brush the southeastern New England coast this weekend. North winds Friday night may gust to 35 MPH at times along the southeast coast. Tides […] [Read More]
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Here are some rainfall totals from the thunderstorms that swept through Connecticut Wednesday night.

Cloudy on the Fourth; beautiful on the weekend

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It seems almost tropical with this high humidity and temperatures in the 70s. We’ll continue to have a muggy day with a chance of showers. Some, like last night, could be severe. We had some impressive rainfall totals from last night’s storms. At 2.24 inches, Southington got the most rain in the state. Among the […] [Read More]
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No independence from rain this Fourth

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Independence Day doesn’t look like a sun-splashed day at the beach. At this point, the National Weather Service says it will be mostly cloudy with “showers are likely” on the Fourth of July. The showers are expected to move in tonight and into Friday. Some of those showers could produce heavy downpours. Current forecast models […] [Read More]
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Muggy day with growing chance of showers

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A classic summer day with warm temperatures, muggy and a chance of showers. And the chance of showers will increase as we head to the July Fourth weekend. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning. […] [Read More]
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Showers, then party sunny and warm

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Some scattered showers today with muggy conditions. But hey … the weekend’s looking sweet with sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north in the […] [Read More]
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