Unusually dry spring, but no drought here

Maybe you’ve noticed that there were fewer April showers than normal and so far May hasn’t brought much rain either. Although we do not have a drought by meteorological standards and nowhere near the
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Here's a short weather lesson: how sea breezes happen.

Weather alert: A bad air day today

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has issued a air quality alert for northern Fairfield and New Haven counties. The alert is in effect from 11 AM to 11 PM. “An air quality
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Freeze Warning in effect for Friday morning

Time to bring in those plants or they might freeze to death. The National Weather Service is warning residents of inland Connecticut of a freeze warning that will go into effect early Friday morning
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Rainy start to the new work week

There is some well needed rain is in our area and the front plans to spend the day with us before clearing out this evening. The wet weather is a welcome guest, ending several days of “red flag
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Red Flag Warning: High risk of brush fires

The National Weather Service says there is a high risk of brush fires today. It has issued a Red Flag Warning from noon to 8 PM for for southwest Connecticut. The warning means that critical fire
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Saturday will be a time to celebrate sunny skies and warm temperatures. Not exactly, like this scene from The Sand Jam and Family Movie Nights event at Jennings Beach in Fairfield, Conn. on Friday July 25, 2014. Music was provided by Paul Herman with Double Up Company and later when it got dark, kids and their families watched "The Lego Movie."

A summer-like Saturday with sun, temps in 70s

We have some April showers early this AM, but it’s expected to move out later today. Then we’ll have a nice weekend with warmer temperatures and sunny skies. Saturday will be the day when spring fever
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National Weather Service graphic

2015 hurricane season predicted to be ‘Quiet’

  It’s likely that we’ll meet, or at least hear about Ana this summer. Maybe even Bill, Claudette and Danny. But Victor and Wanda, the last two names on the official list for 2015 hurricanes will
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Finally, some nice weather for the weekend

April showers are one thing. Days of rain are something else. But gray skies are going to clear up for the weekend, so as the old song says, put on a happy face. It will rain off and on during the day
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