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Weather updates for Fairfield County Connecticut

Local reports of sleet on Twitter

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Be careful driving this morning. There are several reports of sleet in southwestern Connecticut. Here are a few examples: @gilsimmons Good size #sleet in #Ansonia! — Theresa Copperthite (@Teaessa) March 31, 2014 @gilsimmons snow coming down size of ping pong balls White Hills Shelton — SherriHow (@fourmyteens) March 31, 2014 @gilsimmons white hills, Shelton covered in sleet […] [Read More]
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Chilly drizzle to start the week, then some sun

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UPDATED 7:20 AM Snow is falling in Stamford and Danbury, and sleet is reported in some areas north of the Merritt Parkway. You didn’t uncover your roses yet, did you? WTNH posted this photo of snow-covered roads in Hartford a few minutes ago: ORIGINAL POST: April showers a day early. That’s pretty much the weather […] [Read More]
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Forecast: Rainfall totals could hit 4 inches

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Get ready for a soaking starting late Saturday afternoon and continuing into Sunday. “As low pressure tracks from the Tennessee Valley today and into the Mid-Atlantic states, steady rain will develop by this afternoon,” the National Weather Service says. “The rain  should then become heavy at times tonight into Sunday morning. “Rainfall amounts of 2 […] [Read More]
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Flood alert issued for western Connecticut

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In advance of serious rain this weekend, the National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for southern Connecticut, including Fairfield, New Haven and Westchester counties, beginning Saturday afternoon:   A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD […] [Read More]
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A bit warmer, but wetter weekend on tap

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Even though there will be an abundance of clouds on Friday, highs will be in the upper 40s to lower 50s, which is right around normal for March 28. Temperatures will be much warmer than what we have observed across the region since last Sunday, the National Weather Service says. Daytime highs in the 50s […] [Read More]
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Cool and sunny today; weekend looking wet

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Winds have finally died down across southwestern Connecticut. The strong winds, gusting to more than 40 MPH, started early Wednesday morning and continued past midnight Thursday morning. Highest gusts recorded were: 41 in Bridgeport and Oxford, 40 in Danbury and New Haven and 45 in New London. The winds were caused by an Atlantic Ocean […] [Read More]
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Strong winds, threat of brush fires today

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Hold on to your hat … it’s  a cold and windy day. It’s all because of that monster Atlantic storm that has stayed enough off shore to spare us even a trace of snow. That’s not the case for Cape Cod and Down East Maine that’s getting slammed with heavy snow, strong winds and biting […] [Read More]
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Some snow, but no big deal … at least here

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There’s some snow in the forecast, but relax. Accumulation, if any, will be light. Maybe just a dusting … or nothing. Southwest Connecticut will be spared winter’s last punch, but folks on Cape Cod, Down East Maine and the Canadian maritime provinces are expected to get slammed. This is a powerful ocean storm with will […] [Read More]
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