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Today: Snow becomes heavy between 6 and 9 p.m. and will mix with a change to rain along the shoreline- particularly in southeastern Connecticut. 3″-6″ in most of the state with 1″-3&...

  • first alert weather Jan 7

    Tracking More Snow for Parts of Connecticut

    A quick-hitting round of snow will bring the potential for a bit of accumulation tonight night into tomorrow morning. The snow is expected to begin sometime after dark tonight as a storm moves off the Mid-Atlantic and out to sea south of Connecticut. The storm will move close enough to clip areas of the state, bringing anywhere from a coating&#8230...
  • Jan 6

    Light Snow Falls in Parts of Connecticut

    Some areas of the state are seeing some snow on Monday morning. Share your photos with us by sending them to
  • weather Jan 6

    Some Snow Today, Another Chance Coming

    Our First Alert Meteorologists are tracking an active weather pattern for the first full week of January. A quick-hitting round of light snow showers early Monday morning left a coating in some areas, including in Torrington. While not everyone was impacted, some towns had a coating during the morning drive. Our next chance for a few flurries or li...
  • weather Jan 3

    Gloomy Stretch Ahead

    NBC Connecticut First Alert meteorologists are watching a storm expected to bring a period of clouds and rain to Connecticut through Sunday morning. Today, a few showers area likely and temperatures will be in the 40s. Off and on showers will continue through early Sunday morning. There is the potential for a period of snow as the storm pulls away&...
  • Ice Accretion Dec 29, 2019

    Ice Accretion: What to Expect in Early Week Storm

    Communities in the northwest hills are preparing for the possibility of ice accumulation over the next 48 hours.

  • weather Dec 30, 2019

    Prolonged Period of Icing Possible in Parts of the State

    The National Weather Service has placed Northern Litchfield county in an ice storm warning. A winter weather advisory is issued for the rest of northern Connecticut. Ice storm warnings are issued when more than one half inch of ice accretion on trees, power lines along with slippery travel. We have decent confidence that most of northern Litchfield...
  • weather Dec 27, 2019

    Biggest Storms of the Decade

    As 2019 draws to a close it’s hard to pick which storms were the most memorable of the decade. From tornadoes to blizzards to hurricanes, the state had a wild stretch of extremes. The 10th biggest storm of the decade wasn’t a nor’easter but a southeaster that produced powerful winds across the state. The storm cut to the west......
  • first alert forecast Dec 29, 2019

    FIRST ALERT: Winter Storm Watch Issued For Parts of the State

    A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for most of northern Connecticut for Sunday night thru early Tuesday. A Winter Storm Watch means that hazardous winter weather is possible in the watch area within 12-36 hours. This Winter Storm Watch has been issued for the potential of icing in the hills northwest and northeast of Hartford. There isn...
  • weather Dec 24, 2019

    All is Calm, All is Bright Ahead of Christmas

    Parts of the state saw temperatures climb to the low 50s on Monday. Grab the shades before you hit the road for your holiday travel! The forecast features plenty of sunshine for the upcoming week as well. Temperatures stay unseasonably warm in the low 40s for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with no storms in sight. It will start to…

  • weather Dec 22, 2019

    Not As Cold Today, Nearing 50 Monday

    Highs over the last couple of days have been in the 20s and 30s. Highs today will top 40 degrees in many towns. The moderation in temperature continues into Monday with highs nearing 50 degrees in many towns. For the start of Hanukkah, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, the weather looks to stay quiet. Sunny days with temperatures near 40…...
  • weather Dec 19, 2019

    Freezing Temps and Harsh Wind Chills Thursday

    Grab that winter hat and gloves! We’re looking at some frigid temperatures moving in for Thursday morning. Temperatures will drop into the single digits and teens overnight. Thursday morning lows will hover around 10 degrees, but with winds gusting up to 30 mph, it will feel colder. Wind chills will be between 0 and 15 degrees in many towns. Temper...
  • weather Dec 18, 2019

    Dangerous Snow Squalls Possible for Evening Commute

    The squalls can bring brief, heavy snow, and cause hazardous driving conditions and reduced visibility. Behind the fast-moving snow squalls, arctic air arrives for Thursday. Temperatures will feel sub-zero throughout most of the day!

  • weather Dec 18, 2019

    Snow Squalls Wednesday Followed by Bitter Wind Chills

    Wind chills could be below zero by Thursday morning.

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