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Jim Shay

Hurricane causing high surf on Long Island, R.I.

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Like to surf? If you do Thursday and Friday are good days to head out to beaches on the south shore of Long Island or Misquamicut in Rhode Island. That’s because Hurricane Cristobal, which is passing well east of the region, is generating long period south to south-southeast swells helping to create high surf. Non-surfers would […] [Read More]
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Sunny and less humid today

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A beautiful day in store today with sunny skies and less humidity. And tonight, we’ll have some cooler temperatures in the 50s. Here’s the delightful forecast from the National Weather Service: Today: Sunny, with a high near 78. Light northwest wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a […] [Read More]
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Hazy, hot and humid today

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It’s going to feel like a mid-summer day. Temperatures in the upper 80s, sunny skies and high humidity. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of […] [Read More]
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Sunny with temps in the 80s today

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  Another nice sunny day in store. Sorry kids, its time to head back to school. Temperatures will be in the mid-80s and the humidity shouldn’t be too bad. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today: Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. […] [Read More]
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Almanac: A cold, snowy winter forecast

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Colder than average and and above average snowfall. That’s the forecast from the Old Farmer’s Almanac that was published this week. “Winter will be colder and slightly wetter than normal, with above-normal snowfall,” the 233-year-old  almanac forecasts. “The coldest periods will be in late December and early and mid-January. The snowiest periods will be in […] [Read More]
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A nice weather weekend on tap

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Yes, we have some showers this AM and skies will be mostly cloudy today. But on Saturday, once the cloud blow away in the morning, we’ll have a nice weekend. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today: Scattered showers, mainly between 11am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East wind […] [Read More]
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Rain showers moving in today

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The week has been dry so far with temperatures slightly below the seasonal average. As a weak frontal system approaches, chances for precipitation will increase somewhat. The graphic above shows that any precipitation will be mostly confined to the inland locations. This is valid through Friday. The weekend is looking OK, with Sunday being the […] [Read More]
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Another sunny day; showers possible Thursday

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  We have another beautiful summer day to enjoy today. With school starting next week for most students (and teachers), now is the time to enjoy these last, care-free days of summer. Weather conditions look tranquil over the next several days as high pressure will remain the dominant weather feature. There could be a few […] [Read More]
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Mostly sunny today

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The nice summer weather will continue for the next couple days followed by a chance of showers. The day is off to a cool start. Lowest temperatures this morning were 52 in Danbury and Oxford, 60 in Bridgeport and 49 in Windsor Locks. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today: Sunny, with a […] [Read More]
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A nice weather weekend on tap

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We’ll keep this short and sweet: a nice weather forecast for the weekend. The only downer to the forecast is a chance of showers early Sunday, then it’s back to sunshine. It’s a summer forecast to enjoy. Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light west wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in […] [Read More]
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