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NWS posts severe thunderstorms warning

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update 7:15 p.m. National Weater Service is watching storms from the Hudson Valley headed towards the Danbury area. NWS said the northern half of Fairfield county could see periods of rain up until midnight but nothing like this afternoon’s storms. update 7:10 p.m. As much as two inches of rain fell in parts of Westport […] [Read More]
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Saturday thunderstorms on the radar for Danbury area

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DANBURY – A cold front moving through the city on Saturday could produce heavy rainfall in the late afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasts call for a 60 percent chance of thunderstorms after 4 p.m. with the potential for flash flooding and damaging wind gusts. Expect Saturday to start off sunny […] [Read More]
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Severe thunderstorms looming for the weekend

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A cold front moving through southwest Connecticut Saturday will bring a threat for strong to potentially severe thunderstorms, the National Weather Service says. The biggest threat will heavy rainfall and possible gusty and damaging winds. The NWS says there will be scattered showers Saturday morning and possible T-storms in the afternoon. Once we get through […] [Read More]
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Another sunny and warm day

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Our nice summer weather continues today with sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s. And the weekend forecast? It’s looking more cloudy than sunny with a good chance of showers. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today: Sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph […] [Read More]
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Sunny, warm, less humid today

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Looks like we’ll be getting a slight break in the sultry summer weather today with less humidity. Skies will be sunny with temperatures n the mid-80s. Yesterday’s highs were 90 in Bridgeport, 88 in Danbury and Oxford and 92 at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks. Tuesday was the second time this year, Bridgeport hit […] [Read More]
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Air quality alert warns of high ozone levels today

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UPDATED 1 PM An air quality alert has been issued for Fairfield and New Haven counties, particularly the shoreline communities. IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING. AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE WITHIN THE REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION… […] [Read More]
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Flood advisory for southwestern Connecticut

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7:30 PM UPDATE: An urban and small stream flood advisory has been issued for Fairfield County. The advisory also covers Middlesex County and northern New Haven and New London counties. The advisory is in effect until 8:45 p.m. The National Weather Service is again advising motorists to be alert for flooded roads. If water is covering […] [Read More]
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Hurricane causing high surf on Long Island, R.I.

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Like to surf? If you do Thursday and Friday are good days to head out to beaches on the south shore of Long Island or Misquamicut in Rhode Island. That’s because Hurricane Cristobal, which is passing well east of the region, is generating long period south to south-southeast swells helping to create high surf. Non-surfers would […] [Read More]
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