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After wind and rain, turning sunny

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After some overnight rain and strong winds, we’ll have a mostly sunny day. There is a coastal flood advisory until 1 PM with tides running about a half-foot above normal. High tide is around 11:30 AM. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: Today A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then a […] [Read More]
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Rain, wind trigger power outages

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UPDATE: 12:20 PM CL&P is reporting 709 customers still without power. Earlier today more than 4,600 customers had lost power from rain, wind and fallen trees. At 375, Bethel has the highest number of outages, followed by Bethany at 138 and 94 in Washington. UPDATE: 9:23 AM Connecticut, Light and Power is reporting 1,36 customers […] [Read More]
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Showers moving in today

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We have some showers in the forecast for today. Not a deluge, but enough to make things wet. A coastal flood advisory has been issued for the possibility of minor tidal flooding. High tide, around 10:45 AM today, is expected to be about a foot above normal. Here’s the forecast from the National Weather Service: […] [Read More]
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Temperatures fell in the 30s overnight

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Brrrr…. this is the coldest morning since early spring. We came close to a frost in inland Connecticut, but there were no reports of widespread freezing. The best chance for frost was in the northeastern corner of Connecticut. Here are some of the lowest temperatures recorded overnight: Oxford 37 degrees. Danbury had 38 degrees. Think […] [Read More]
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Yes rain today, but sunny on Sunday

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UPDATED: 5 PM Rain is finally starting to wind down. Track the rain on radar HERE. As of 5 PM, here are some rainfall totals: 2.24 inches in White Plains, NY 1.82 inches in Redding 1.52 in Wilton 1.37 of an inch in Sherman. 1.22 of an inch in Greenwich and Oxford .88 in Norwalk […] [Read More]
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Most sunny today; rain on Saturday

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We’ll have a mostly sunny day with temperatures near 70. Then, some showers are expected to develop late tonight and continue into Saturday. Rain on Saturday looks like a sure bet with the National Weather Service saying there’s a 90 percent chance of rain. Rainfall amounts could reach three-quarters of an inch. Rain could end […] [Read More]
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A cloudy day with some showers today

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We have more rain in the forecast over the next few days. For the most part today, it will be mostly cloudy. And the weekend? Showers are expected Saturday and Sunday looks like the pick of the weekend with sunny skies. The above graphic from the National Weather Service offers a September in review. Overall, […] [Read More]
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Showers to end this AM, then cloudy

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Finally, we have some much needed rain this morning on the first day of October. Last month was the sixth driest September on record with only 2.10 of an inch of rainfall. That’s nearly 1.5 inches below normal for September. Overall for the year, we’ve gotten 33.34 inches. That’s a little more than an inch […] [Read More]
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