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Weather updates for Fairfield County Connecticut
So far this year, soutwest Connecticut has been spared significant flooding in the spring. Residents on Roosevelt Drive along the Housatonic River in Oxford appear to have taken the brunt of the riverís flooding on Monday, March 7, 2011. Water had risen above the ground level on close to two dozen homes; those nearest the river appeared almost like islands in the water.

Flood warning for Conn. River issued

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Melting snow from northern New England is causing the National Weather Service to issue a flood warning for the Connecticut River in Hartford and Middlesex Counties. The Connecticut River is expected to reach flood stage by mid-day Sunday. At 11:30 AM Saturday, the river was at 14.6 feet; flood stage is 16 feet. The NWS […] [Read More]
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Forecast: A beautiful spring weekend

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We lucked out with a great spring weekend with the rain ending early. And with sunny skies and temperatures in the high 60s, maybe low 70s, it will really fee; like spring. Time for yard work, a day at the park. Or how about firing up the grill and have the first outdoor picnic of […] [Read More]
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Some rain coming in, but a nice weekend

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A cold front is approaching from the north tonight and will move through today. This will increase chances of precipitation, especially in the afternoon and evening as a weak wave of low pressure develops along the front. High temperatures today will be in the 60s despite the abundance of cloud cover. Improving conditions expected for […] [Read More]
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Sunny skies today, then some rain

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It will be a sunny day today with seasonal temperatures in the low 60s. Tonight, clouds will be increasing and rain is expected to develop Friday morning. And how’s the weekend shaping up? Some left over showers and clouds Saturday morning with improving conditions. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today Sunny, with […] [Read More]
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Those days hanging out on the beach are not too far away. This photo, via the National Weather Service shows Westhampton Beach on Long Island, (courtesy of Great South Bay Images/Mike Busch).

A cool day with some wind

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Well, we were a little off with the forecast yesterday. As it turned out there wasn’t much sunshine on Tuesday. More clouds than sun. Today, it’s looking much better with more sunshine, but temperatures will be on the cool side struggling to hit 60. It won’t however be a sun-soaked day; clouds will be increasing […] [Read More]
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Rain ending; sunny skies with temps in 60s

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Most of the rain is ending across southwest Connecticut. At 8 AM, the rain has already ended in the Greenwich/Stamford/Norwalk area. A band of rain was moving through Bridgeport into Milford. Here are some rainfall totals: Bethany: 1.09 of an inch. Seymour: 0.92 of an inch. Stratford: 0.77 of an inch. Stamford: 0.71 of an […] [Read More]
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Rainy start to the new work week

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Clouds will build slowly throughout the day and there is a chance of rain tonight for much of our area. Tuesday is going to be a wet one, with heavy rain in the forecast and even the possibility of some thunder as a warm front moves in.   Rain on a Monday or Tuesday isn’t […] [Read More]
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Some rain, then a nice spring weekend

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We’ve got some rain moving into southwestern Connecticut ltoday. With clouds, easterly winds off the cool ocean waters, and some light precipitation around during the daytime Friday, high temperatures will be much colder than those observed on Thursday. The National Weather Service is calling for highs only in the 40s, about 10 degrees below normal […] [Read More]
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