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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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After the rain: sunshine and blue skies ahead

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The sky is clear and the humidity is dropping, and although the National Weather Service says there is still a 20 percent chance of showers until mid-afternoon we’re ready to move on. The rest of today will be sunny and seasonable, and Friday and Saturday promise to be the kind of summer days you’ll remember […] [Read More]
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More rain is moving into the area

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We’re in for a good soaking. Most area towns have already gotten 1 inch or more of rainfall in the past 12 hours, and Mother Nature wants to go double or nothing. OK, just double. Here’s the latest satellite map, from The Weather Underground. [Read More]
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Crews work to restore power after Tropical Storm Irene in 2011. CT Post file photo

Scattered power outages reported in area towns

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UPDATED 1:10 PM There are 727 Norwalk customers without electricity, the Connecticut Light & Power Co. reports. It is by far the largest number of outages in any area community. There are 60 in the dark in Monroe, 33 in Greenwich and 4 in Oxford. United Illuminating Co. reports that 1 Milford customer is still […] [Read More]
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Yes, the sun will return… tomorrow

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Periods of heavy rain will persist throughout the day, forecasters say, though there is little wind associated with this storm and power outages and downed tree limbs do not seem to be a widespread problem at this time. A boatload of warnings and advisories remain effect until mid-afternoon today, but they all boil down to […] [Read More]
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