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Tonight: Increasing wind tonight. Gusts to 40 mph expected. Tomorrow: Cold and windy. Wind chill values in the morning between -5 and -15. Afternoon high temperatures 25 to 30F. Winds could gust to 50...

  • first alert weather Feb 27

    Showers Move in for the Weekend

    Two systems are expected to bring rain to the state this weekend. An initial burst of snow this morning trended to periods of rain for most of the day Saturday. Another system looks to bring another round of showers for Sunday, especially for the shoreline during the afternoon and evening. Temperatures will be on the mild side into the 40s,…...
  • first alert weather Feb 25

    Spring-Like Weather to Continue

    It’s not quite Spring yet, but today will another day to get outside and get some sun! NBC Connecticut meteorologists are forecasting a windy and cooler Thursday with plenty of sunshine as the Spring-like stretch of weather continues. Today and Friday will be fair and cooler with highs around 40 both days. The normal high around this time is ...
  • Maple Sugaring Season Feb 25

    Perfect Weather for Maple Sap Harvesting

    Weather plays a crucial role in the ability to harvest sap. The Green Hollow Sugar House in Plainfield started their season this past weekend all thanks to some perfect weather. Travis Irons, owner of Green Hollow Sugar House says the best conditions include freezing nights with temperatures of 25 to 30 degrees coupled with daytime high temperature...
  • first alert weather Feb 24

    Nice and Mild Day Today With Highs Near 50

    Today is a day to get outside and enjoy some nice mild weather! There will be a mix of sun and clouds with temperatures between 45 to 50 for most of the state. Tomorrow and Friday will be fair and cooler with highs around 40 both days. The milder air returns for the weekend. Rain is likely on Saturday. It…

  • first alert weather Feb 23

    Milder Temperatures Begin Today

    Today will feature milder temperatures than what we have been seeing. Earlier this morning, there was some black ice across the state that caused some spin outs. State police said there were patches of black ice on the highways this morning and several cars had spun out. Untreated surfaces were also slippery. The black ice is now no longer a…...
  • ice dams Feb 22

    Ice Dams Could Cause Homeowner Headaches

    Even though Monday’s winter weather wasn’t the worst we’ve seen this season, all the cold temperatures, ice and snow have created trouble for homeowners. It’s that time of the year when you start to notice it: ice dams forming on your roof. And with warmer weather in the forecast, now is the time to be proactive. As winter winds.....
  • first alert forecast Feb 22

    Fast-Moving Storm Brings Snow, Rain to Conn.

    A fast-moving storm is bringing rain and snow today and some schools have early dismissals or remote learning Monday because of it. There is some moderate snow in Canton on Monday afternoon. A fast-moving area of low pressure is expected to track to the west of the state today, which will bring in milder air. A burst of snow is…

  • first alert forecast Feb 22

    Tracking Rain and Snow for Monday

    After a beautiful weekend of sunshine, NBC Connecticut First Alert meteorologists are tracking a round of rain and snow for Monday. A fast-moving area of low pressure is expected to track to the west of the state on Monday, which will bring in milder air. A burst of snow is likely Monday afternoon with a quick change to rain south…

  • first alert weather Feb 21

    Single-Digit Wind Chills For the Morning, Storm Possible Monday

    A breezy northwest wind will result in single-digit wind chills in parts of the state for Sunday morning. Sunshine will dominate for Sunday with highs in the low to middle 30s. Looking ahead: A storm system will approach by Monday afternoon and evening. This storm will go to our west, which will pull in warmer air from the south. We…

  • first alert weather Feb 20

    Final Coating of Snow Made Roads Slick Friday Night

    A system that brought snow to Connecticut for nearly 36 hours will finally begin to clear out, but not before dropping an additional 1 to 2 inches of snow. With dropping temperatures, many roadways, including highways, have become slippery and snow-covered. Steadier snow fell during the morning and some schools switched to a remote learning schedul...
  • first alert weather Feb 19

    Snow Will Continue Off and On Through Friday Afternoon

    After a burst of snow, some occasional light snow will fall on and off through tonight and into tomorrow and some schools will have remote learning on Friday. See the list here. Roads Friday morning may be slippery but conditions should not be terrible for driving. The NBC Connecticut meteorologists have issued a First Alert for all of Connecticut....
  • first alert weather Feb 18

    FIRST ALERT: Storm to Bring 3 to 6 Inches of Snow to Conn. Tomorrow and Friday

    The NBC Connecticut meteorologists have issued a First Alert for all of Connecticut for the possibility of accumulating snow tomorrow and into Friday and some schools have decided to have a remote learning day on Thursday. See the list. A storm system will move into the state tomorrow afternoon with snow overspreading Connecticut into tomorrow nigh...
  • Coast Guard Feb 18

    Coast Guard Cutter Bollard Breaks Ice on Connecticut River

    The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bollard was out on the Connecticut River Wednesday, breaking through thick sheets of ice covering the river. Bollard is one of 11 cutters working in the northeast for Operation Reliable Energy for Northeast Winters, or OP RENEW. The cutter clears a channel for traffic and works to prevent ice dams from building up and ca...
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