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More snow expected on Sunday

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Snow is expected to move into southwest Connecticut Sunday, dropping a few inches before it ends Monday morning. A few inches are expected from the weather system; a couple of inches along the coast and up to 6 farther inland. It’s likely the snow could affect the Monday AM commute and cause delayed school openings. […] [Read More]
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With the prolonged stretch of cold weather our area has some impressive snow depth numbers. Take a look at the rank, number of days, and records for 6 inches or greater of snow on the ground!

Temps to drop tonight; snow ‘likely’ Sunday night

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Another cold day with high temperatures in the mid-20s this afternoon then dropping into the single numbers tonight. The weekend is looking good with sunny skies on Saturday and increasing clouds on Sunday. Temperatures are expected to be in the 20s to low 30s. Then, there’s a chance of snow Sunday into Monday. That could […] [Read More]
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Waves rolling into Nantucket. (Jonathan Nimerfroh/jdnphotography)

Ocean a Slurpee off the coast of Massachusetts

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Pretty much everyone knows about the brutal winter the northeastern United States has endured. Boston, for example, has an average temperature this month of 18.8 degrees. While much of the attention has focused on the incredible snow amounts, temperatures both onshore and just offshore over the coastal Atlantic have been very cold. To that end a photographer […] [Read More]
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Land of the free and ice. 	Ice flows past the Statue of Liberty, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in New York. A wide swath of the country is experiencing record-breaking temperatures while other areas are expecting more winter precipitation Tuesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Very cold temps hanging around to March

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UPDATE 12:25 PM Light snow is falling now along the shoreline, and roads and sidewalks in Bridgeport are getting a fresh coating. But it won’t amount to much, forecasters say, and the snow squall will be moving out of the area soon. ORIGINAL POST Our quiet weather and cold pattern continues with no winter storms […] [Read More]
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Sunny today; back to the bitter cold tonight

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Another cold start this morning with temperatures struggling to get into the teens. Danbury is the coldest spot this early AM with 2 degrees; Oxford has 9 degrees and Bridgeport a toasty 16 degrees. For the next three nights, we’ll have temperatures in the single numbers (inland) and in the teens along the shoreline. No […] [Read More]
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Winter so far: Record cold and twice the snow

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The overnight low temperature in Bridgeport set a record, but it’s OK if you don’t feel like cheering. The National Weather Service reported at 9 a.m. that the reading of 1 degree early Tuesday broke the previous low of 12 degrees for a February 24, set in 1968. It is at least the second time […] [Read More]
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Weather is a good news, bad news joke

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The stiff winds that chilled everyone to the core yesterday have died down considerably. But the temperature plummeted overnight and it will feel about as cold today. It will warm up a bit on Wednesday, then the deep freeze returns. A lot of nursery catalogs are showing up in the mail, meaning that someone, somewhere […] [Read More]
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Frigid temperatures return to region

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Don’t let Sunday’s moderate temperatures fool you. It’s time to bundle up once again. The National Weather Service also warns of slick conditions after temperatures plummeted overnight. The high temperature on Monday will be in the mid-20s along the coast and about 20 inland. On Monday night, temperatures will drop to below zero throughout the […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport ends parking ban

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BRIDGEPORT – Mayor Bill Finch on Sunday afternoon called off the city’s snow emergency and parking ban. ““Thanks to everyone for their cooperation. Together, we’ve weathered another storm. We’re now asking folks to please move their cars to the even side of the street. This will make it easier for our plows to ensure both […] [Read More]
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Latest winter storm: What you need to know

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UPDATE: 2:37 PM From the National Weather Service: Snow has begun across the NYC metro this afternoon and will continue to expand north and eastward through the afternoon. 2 to 4 inches of new snow is possible by this evening. 1″ per hour snowfall rates are possible in the heaviest snow. Use extra caution and […] [Read More]
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