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Jim Shay

A chilling Halloween forecast

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The Halloween forecast sounds a little spooky with chilly temperatures, wind and some rain moving in. Fortunately for trick or treaters, the rain is expected to hold off until after midnight. The big change will be the coldest temperatures of the season. And there’s the chance, that colder areas like the Northwest Hills may see […] [Read More]
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A sunny weekend on tap

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After a week of rain and wild weather, it looks like we’re going to have nice weather weekend. As we move deeper into fall, we’ll have some cooler temperatures and shorter days. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today: Isolated showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 7 […] [Read More]
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Strong winds knock out power, downs trees

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UPDATE: 10:56 AM UI spokesman Edward Crowder said the utility company expects to have the repair work in Trumbull completed by mid-afternoon. Crowder said a tree took down a utility police and overhead wires. The tree took down the pole around 3 AM. He said there were two separate outages that resulted in loss of […] [Read More]
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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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