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Weather updates for Fairfield County Connecticut
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Sunny and seasonable weather returns

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Well, aren’t you glad that is over? Skies are clearing and, although a slight chance for passing showers remains until mid-afternoon, today should be nice and less humid. Temperatures will return to the normal range for this time of year. Hot, but not as sticky. Here is your extended forecast from the National Weather Service: […] [Read More]
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Severe thunderstorms in the area

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The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Fairfield County. Winds exceeding 60 mph and hail are associated with the storm. The warning is in effect until 10:15 p.m. Here’s more from the NWS: VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO OCCUR WITH THIS LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS…WHICH COULD FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS QUICKLY […] [Read More]
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Litchfield County under severe storm watch

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UPDATE: The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northern Litchfield County. The NWS says the storm is capable of producing 60 mph winds and quarter-size hail. The warning is in effect until 9:15 p.m. A special weather statement issued for all of Litchfield County warns that 50 mph winds, hail, lightning […] [Read More]
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Stormy weather moving into region

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Heavy rain is expected to begin tonight, with the chance of thunderstorms and strong winds out in front of it. The total amount of rain expected isn’t much, the National Weather Service says, but there is the possibility of brief, heavy storm activity. There is a chance of showers Thursday, but there is drier, cooler […] [Read More]
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Warming trend continues, humidity rises

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It’s about to get a lot hotter out there, the National Weather Service says, and a lot stickier too. Temperatures and humidity will rise through the day today and into tonight, with a midweek appearance — one of the few so far this summer– of the dreaded Triple Hs. That’s hazy, hot and humid. Here […] [Read More]
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Air quality alert for Tuesday

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The combination of heat and humidity in Tuesday’s forecast for Fairfield County has prompted the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to issue an air quality alert. Ground level ozone has the potential to reach unhealthy levels, creating hazards for sensitive groups, including people who have to do strenuous labor and people with respiratory […] [Read More]
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Nice start to work week, but humidity will rise

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After a pleasant weekend that saw Sunday with below average high temperatures for this time of year, the heat and humidity will rise over the next few days, with a chance for thunderstorms on Wednesday night. It will be sunny and seasonal today but the heat and humidity will begin creeping up on Tuesday. Here […] [Read More]
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A great beach weekend lies ahead

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After a chilly night, relatively speaking, today is going to be a glorious summer day with highs in the low to mid 80s and plenty of sun. If you are lucky enough to be off today, head to the beach if you can. The National Weather Service says today and the weekend will be perfect […] [Read More]
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Here comes the sun…. finally

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Skies will clear this morning and the sun will shine nearly all day; a break from the mostly gray and damp conditions we’ve seen so far this week. The humidity will be lower too, with seasonal highs just above 80 degrees. And if you are already looking ahead to the weekend, the weather should be […] [Read More]
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Flooding possible, clearing skies this afternoon

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UPDATED 8 AM The National Weather Service has cancelled the flash flood watch for Fairfield County as of 8 a.m. Here’s the NWS bulletin: With the cold front now pushing across western portions of the area, the threat for any heavy rain is shifting farther east. Therefore, the Flash Flood Watch has been allowed to […] [Read More]
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