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Author: Jim Shay

NWS posts flood warning

The National Weather Service has posted a flood warning for the Still River in Brookfield. The river is already at its 12-foot flood stage. The NWS says the river is expected to be a half-foot above
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Here's a short weather lesson: how sea breezes happen.

Weather alert: A bad air day today

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has issued a air quality alert for northern Fairfield and New Haven counties. The alert is in effect from 11 AM to 11 PM. “An air quality
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Red Flag Warning: High risk of brush fires

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
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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

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
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April showers today; Easter Sunday looking sunny

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
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Snow showers, then cloudy and chilly

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
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Rain, clouds, then a chilly weekend

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
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Rain showers to hang around through Friday

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
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Snow gets ready to spring on SW CT

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.
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On the first day of spring … yes, snow

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
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