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Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 11:45 AM EST

Tracking Winter 2016: The Forecast

Tracking Winter 2016: The Forecast

Brad Field, Bob Maxon, Ryan Hanrahan, Darren Sweeney, Tyler Jankoski and Kaitlyn McGrath present the forecast for the rest of winter.

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 11:44 AM EST

Tracking Winter 2016: Driving During The Winter

Tracking Winter 2016: Driving During The Winter

Kaitlyn McGrath reviews safe driving tips for winter weather.

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 11:44 AM EST

Tracking Winter 2016: Caring For Your Car

Tracking Winter 2016: Caring For Your Car

Darren Sweeney shows you how to keep your car in tip-top shape.

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 11:45 AM EST

Tracking Winter 2016: Connecticut DOT

Tracking Winter 2016: Connecticut DOT

Ryan Hanrahan takes you behind the scenes at the Connecticut DOT.

Thursday, Oct 22, 2015 at 05:12 PM EDT

Strong El Niño Likely Means Above Average Temperatures

Strong El Niño Likely Means Above Average Temperatures

One of the strongest El Niños on record is bringing marine life north out of the tropics, wowing scientists and people off the coast of California and Mexico.

Thursday, Oct 22, 2015 at 05:14 PM EDT

First Alert 1 Is an Unrivaled Piece of Equipment

First Alert 1 Is an Unrivaled Piece of Equipment

It's beautiful on the shoreline this time of year, but in a couple of months the shoreline will be ground zero for powerful wintertime nor'easters. That's where First Alert 1 comes in.

Thursday, Oct 22, 2015 at 04:49 PM EDT

Early Outlook: A Few Big Snow Storms Possible

Early Outlook: A Few Big Snow Storms Possible

El Niño, El Niño, El Niño. The warm water in the Pacific Ocean is already dominating the weather around the globe and experts say this will only become more apparent over the coming months.

Thursday, Oct 22, 2015 at 05:09 PM EDT

New Weather Section Within NBC Connecticut App Has It All

New Weather Section Within NBC Connecticut App Has It All

Now an NBC Connecticut app user can access local news alongside the state's best weather page. Be sure to download the newest version to get the full experience explained below.

Thursday, Oct 22, 2015 at 05:11 PM EDT

Granby Decision Makers Prepare, Make Tough Decisions

Granby Decision Makers Prepare, Make Tough Decisions

Even before winter storms hit, city and town decision makers are hard at work. It's up to the public works and school superintendents to make the tough decisions that keep us safe.

Thursday, Oct 22, 2015 at 05:15 PM EDT

Homeowners Should Go Through Checklist Sooner Rather Than Later

Homeowners Should Go Through Checklist Sooner Rather Than Later

With such a harsh winter just barely in the past, there’s a heightened interest to make sure homes are prepared before the first snow storm strikes.

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Heat Wave to Continue for Seventh Day

Heat Wave to Continue for Seventh Day

Today will be the seventh day of the current heat wave and more 90-degree heat is ahead.

Fire Damages Simsbury Home

Fire Damages Simsbury Home

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Power Back on After Underground Explosion in Torrington

Power Back on After Underground Explosion in Torrington

Power is back on after a transformer issue caused an underground explosion down the street from the Warner Theater in Torrington early this morning.

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Swimming Areas Closed at 3 State Parks

Swimming Areas Closed at 3 State Parks

The swimming areas are closed at three state parks because of water quality.