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Weather updates for Fairfield County Connecticut

Power outages reported Tuesday due to strong winds

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Update 8 p.m.: Reported outages in our area are down. Wilton has 68 outages and Greenwich has 206 outages. Original Post: A number of power outages are being reported throughout southwest Connecticut Tuesday evening due to strong winds whipping across the state. Currently Greenwich has 550 customers without power, according to¬†Eversource Energy’s outage map. 411 […] [Read More]
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Unwelcome surprise: Trash from melting snow

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Mounds of melting snow are giving us an unwelcome surprise: an ugly collection of trash from the long winter. Tossed cigarette butts from January and McDonald’s bags from February have reappeared on streets and sidewalks as the last of the snow vanishes. As snowbanks melt away, litter that was buried for months is now scattered […] [Read More]
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Rain to move out; temps in 20s tonight

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We have some rain in the forecast, but it should move out of the area later this morning. “After a brief period of showers early Tuesday morning, temperatures will rise into the 50s across the region. These near normal conditions will be short lived, as the passage of a cold front returns the area to […] [Read More]
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Mostly sunny this week with seasonable temps

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The sliver of a moon hanging in a clearing sky is a good image to start the new work week. There is a chance of showers during the overnight hours and into Tuesday, but temperatures will remain seasonable, with daytime highs in the mid-40s. The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for ice jams, […] [Read More]
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It’s going to rain all day

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We have a simple forecast for Saturday: Rain all day. No snow, no ice; just rain. The National Weather Service says some areas of southwest Connecticut could receive up to an inch. That, along with above freezing temperatures, will cause the snow pack to melt even further. Here’s the wet forecast from the National Weather […] [Read More]
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Freezing rain advisory for parts of southern Connecticut late tonight/tomorrow

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A freezing rain advisory has been issued for parts of Southern Connecticut, including Trumbull, Shelton and Danbury, starting late Friday night. The advisory will remain in effect from Midnight Friday until 10 a.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. During this time a mixture of of snow, sleet and rain will change over to […] [Read More]
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Rain moving in for the weekend

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Hoping for a warm weekend with sunny skies. As they say in Brooklyn … fuhgeddaboudit. Here’s the not so nice forecast: Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the morning. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. South […] [Read More]
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Warning: Watch out for patchy ice this AM

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The National Weather Service is warning people that “patchy black ice is possible until 10 AM” this morning. In a special weather statement, it says temperatures have fallen below 32 degrees, freezing snow and ice that melted on Thursday. This is especially true in low-lying, poor drainage areas. Untreated roads and sidewalks may be slick. […] [Read More]
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