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Weather updates for Fairfield County Connecticut

Another hot day with a chance of showers

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We’ll have another hot and mostly sunny day with temperatures in the upper 80s. It’s pretty much the same forecast as the last few days. Humidity is expected to ease by Friday and the weekend is looking good at this point. Today A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a […] [Read More]
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A steamy forecast with T-storms likely

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Today’s the day, we’re going to feel the heat. Add some high humidity and we’re going to have a whole lotta sweating going on. At 5:15 AM, the humidity across southwest Connecticut ranged from 96 percent in Danbury, 90 percent in Bridgeport, Greenwich and Stamford and 88 percent in Oxford. On Monday night we had […] [Read More]
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Some storms, high humidity headed our way

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Wasn’t it a glorious summer weekend? This week won’t be nearly as beautiful, weather wise, with thunderstorms possible in the late afternoons and evenings, to dispel the humidity that builds up during the day, the National Weather Service says. There is also a danger of rip tides today, as storms approach. Here is your extended […] [Read More]
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Storm causes power outages

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Update as of 8:15 a.m. Nearly 30 UI customers in Bridgeport remain without power this morning. CL&P reports scattered outages throughout Fairfield County. Update as of 1:30 a.m. The outages from Thursday night’s storm have stretched into the Fourth. More than 300 CL&P customers are without power in Newtown. More than 150 are in the dark in […] [Read More]
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Flash flood warning in effect for Fairfield County

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A flash flood warning is now in effect for Fairfield County until 10 p.m. Thursday night, as per the National Weather Service. A large area of showers and thunderstorms will produce heavy rainfall and will move across the area for the next couple of hours. Rainfall of up to 2 to 3 inches an hour […] [Read More]
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State: Hurricane Arthur’s CT impact to be ‘minor’

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The state Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection expects Hurricane Arthur’s impact on Connecticut will “minor.” The hurricane, that will be a tropical storm when it nears, is expected to brush the southeastern New England coast this weekend. North winds Friday night may gust to 35 MPH at times along the southeast coast. Tides […] [Read More]
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Here are some rainfall totals from the thunderstorms that swept through Connecticut Wednesday night.

Cloudy on the Fourth; beautiful on the weekend

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It seems almost tropical with this high humidity and temperatures in the 70s. We’ll continue to have a muggy day with a chance of showers. Some, like last night, could be severe. We had some impressive rainfall totals from last night’s storms. At 2.24 inches, Southington got the most rain in the state. Among the […] [Read More]
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Power outages popping up throughout region

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Update as of 7:00 p.m. The outages in Milford have been resolved but 230 outages have popped up in Stamford. You can track the storm below: Update as of 6:40 p.m.: Almost 600 without power in Norwalk, according to Connecticut Light & Power outage map. Update as of 6:20 p.m.:153 are without power in Newtown […] [Read More]
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