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Jim Shay

A nice weather weekend; fingers crossed for Turkey Day

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This is a good weekend to finish up getting rid of those fallen leaves. Last night was one of our coldest of the season. Temperatures dropped to 15 degrees in Danbury, 19 in Oxford and 25 in Bridgeport. Sunday looks like the better day for that chore because temperatures will be warmer and winds will […] [Read More]
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Warmer temperatures later this weekend

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It will remain chilly the next couple of days and then we’ll see a warm-up on Sunday with some showers developing. Tonight it will be cold with temperatures dropping into the teens in inland areas. Along the coast, temperatures will be in the low to mid-20s. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today: […] [Read More]
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Colder temperatures on the way (w/video)

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Inland Connecticut residents are waking up to a coasting of to a ferw of inches of snow this morning. But for most of southwest Connecticut, especially along the coast, there isn’t a trace of snow. That’s not the case if you’re inland and at a higher elevation. The National Weather Services says Wolcott, at an […] [Read More]
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Are you ready? Snow in the forecast (w/video)

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Light rain is now falling over southwestern Connecticut. Later tonight and early tomorrow morning the snow will start to mix in and shouldn’t amount to more than an inch, if it all.   UPDATE: 2:09 PM At the start, the precipitation the type will be a cold rain. but, as colder air filters into the […] [Read More]
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Dense fog advisory in effect

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With visibility less than a quarter mile, the National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for southern Connecticut until 9 AM. “If driving, slow down, use your low beam headlights and leave plenty of distance ahead of you in case of a sudden stop is needed,” the advisory says. The fog is especially […] [Read More]
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Get ready for some colder weather

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First, the good news. Today will be sunny with a high near 60. After that, things get interesting. If you are a fan of colder weather, then the end of the week into the weekend is for you. A series of cold fronts will bring in unseasonably cold air to the region starting Wednesday night. […] [Read More]
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High winds will make it feel colder today

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Time to get that jacket out. The high temperature today will be in the low 50s, but it will feel much colder because of strong winds blowing from the northwest. The winds will be kicking in at speeds between 10 to 16 MPH with gusts up to nearly 30 MPH. That will give us a […] [Read More]
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A rainy day today

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What’s the forecast? In a word, rain. At 6 AM, rain is falling along portions of the southwest Connecticut shoreline. Rain will continue to spread across the region this AM, continuing most of the afternoon. Rain will become more showery this evening with, perhaps, a thunderstorm. Temperatures will remain in the 50s today. The low […] [Read More]
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A rainy Thursday on tap

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Another warm day is in store for your Wednesday as temperatures rise into the 60s. Normal high temperatures for Nov. 5 are in the upper 50s. Skies will be mostly cloudy throughout the day. We have some scattered sprinkles this AM. Got outdoor plans Thursday? Sorry, it looks like a washout. Here’s the forecast: Tonight: […] [Read More]
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Some showers, then sunny this Election Day

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Don’t use the weather as an excuse not to vote. At 6:45 AM, there is a band of showers moving through parts of southwestern Connecticut, but that will soon clear out. In fact, it will become partly sunny for today before rain moves in later in the week. Today: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, […] [Read More]
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