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Weather updates for Fairfield County Connecticut

A mostly sunny day today

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A cool start this AM with below-normal temperatures. Just before 6 AM, the temperature was 61 in Danbury, 59 in Oxford and 64 degree along the immediate coast. Today will be mostly sunny with temperatures flirting with the low 80s. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today Sunny, with a high near 80. […] [Read More]
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Good sleeping weather ahead

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There is a lot to look forward to on this rainy Monday. After the storms pass Monday night, the skies will clear and the humidity will drop, the national weather service predicts. For the rest of the work week, temperatures should be in the high 70s to low 80s range during the day and dip […] [Read More]
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Tornado touches down in Conn.

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Southwestern Connecticut was spared the severe weather that moved into New England on Sunday, but other parts of the state weren’t so lucky. According to the Wolcott Police Department’s Facebook page, a tornado touched down just before 1 p.m. near Wolcott High School. The National Weather Service confirmed the tornado. EF0 tornado confirmed at 1250PM […] [Read More]
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Nice day today, but storms likely for weekend

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Enjoy the beautiful weather today and Saturday! More humidity and a chance of thunderstorms will return toward Saturday evening and across the region Saturday night and Sunday. A beautiful summer day is expected Friday with mostly sunny skies and low humidity. Temps will reach into the lower 80s; slightly cooler along the shore. Your extended […] [Read More]
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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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