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Heavy rain, followed by falling temperatures

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We’re in the middle of some wild weather this afternoon. Heavy rain is falling across southwest Connecticut and winds are gusting in the upper 30 mph. At 12:30 PM, more than an inch of rain has fallen in some areas (see map above). For updated rainfall totals, click here. The highest wind speed – 37 […] [Read More]
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Clouds could hide ‘blood moon’

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One of the disadvantages of living in a nice, rain-soaked climate like Connecticut’s is that it often clouds over when there is something neat to see in the night sky. So early Tuesday morning, when there will be a total lunar eclipse around 3 a.m.  there is a a good chance the sky will be […] [Read More]
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Foggy start to the work week, with rain ahead

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There will be a drop-off in temperatures this week as spring continues to play hide and seek. Patchy fog this morning will clear but rain moves in tonight and will be with us during the day Tuesday. Night time lows will fall back to just above freezing along the coast later this week and just […] [Read More]
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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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