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Today’s Forecast

Today: Mostly sunny early, increasing clouds this afternoon. High near 65. Cooler at the shoreline. Tonight: Thickening clouds. Showers by morning, perhaps a thunderstorm. Lows near 45. Wednesday: Clo...

  • first alert weather Apr 3

    Rain Will Be Less Widespread as Day Goes On

    The morning started with heavy rain and a big ocean storm will weaken and wobble out to the seas south of us. As the day continues on Friday, showers will become less widespread. It is a windy day, with gusty northwest winds, which will occasionally gust to 30 miles per hour. Things will improve some over the weekend, which will…

  • weather Apr 1

    Decrease in Flights Could Impact Weather Forecasts

    Airplanes collect important weather data everyday around the world. The data is directly uploaded into weather models and those weather models are what meteorologists use to make a forecast. As more and more flights are grounded the amount of weather data is drastically decreasing and directly affecting the accuracy of weather models around the wor...
  • first alert weather Apr 1

    Bright, Pleasant Day for the First Day of April

    The first day of April is going to be bright and pleasant! It will be mostly sunny with highs in the low to middle 50s. Tomorrow, it will be mostly cloudy with highs near 50. A big coastal storm will come just close enough to bring some showers and wind tomorrow night into Friday. Winds could gust 30 to 45…

  • first alert weather Mar 31

    Cool and Cloudy Tuesday

    After a rainy few days, Tuesday will feature a lot of clouds and cool temperatures. It will be cloudy with highs in the 50s. The clouds will partially clear overnight before a bright and sunny day on Wednesday. Highs will be in the low 50s. A big storm misses us to the east on Thursday, but will bring a little…

  • first alert forecast Mar 30

    Scattered Showers Continue Today

    After a rainy weekend, scattered showers continue on Monday. The day will start cloudy and cool before scattered showers continue in the afternoon. The rain could turn into wet snowflakes overnight, however, it is not expected to accumulate. There will be lingering clouds on Tuesday with a little sun. Highs are expected near 50. Wednesday will be s...
  • first alert forecast Mar 29

    Showers to Continue Into the Start of the Week

    NBC Connecticut meteorologists are tracking more showers to end the weekend and start the new work week. Showers will continue off and on through the day Sunday. Areas of drizzle and an easterly wind will keep temperatures in the 40’s through the day. Another disturbance will continue to hold clouds in place through Monday with another round ...
  • fishing season Mar 26

    Connecticut Fishing Season Off to A Good Start Thanks to Warm Winter

    The Connecticut Fishing Season is officially underway. Originally scheduled for April 11, the state is hoping that the early start will help limit the spread of coronavirus by eliminating large crowds that can accompany Opening Day. And it turns out, this winter’s warm, dry weather is actually helping the early start to the season. There have...
  • first alert forecast Mar 26

    Cool to Start But Sunny Skies Ahead Today

    After scattered showers and cloudy skies yesterday, today will be filled with mostly sunny skies. It will be a few degrees above normal with temperatures in the mid 50’s. There will be a slight chance of rain tomorrow morning but the sun will come out for a better part of the day. For Saturday, it’s fair weather for the...

  • first alert forecast Mar 25

    Scattered, Light Showers and Cloudy Skies Today

    After a sunny and fair day yesterday, today will feature scattered, light showers and cloudy skies. Clouds will thicken and showers are possible today. Highs will be in the 40s. Some wet snowflakes are possible in the hills. Bright sunshine and highs in the 50s will return tomorrow. On Friday, showers are possible and highs will continue in the 50s...
  • weather Mar 25

    A Look at Weather in April

    For snow lovers this winter has been anything but impressive with regard to snowfall totals. The Hartford area has only recorded 30.1 inches of snow so far which leaves us near 19 inches below the normal snowfall. Of course we could still add to that total with snow still possible in the months of April and even May. Lets talk…

  • first alert forecast Mar 24

    Sunshine Returns Today With Fair Temperatures

    After a rainy and snowy Monday, sunshine returns with fair temperatures on Tuesday. Temperatures will be in the 50s with highs nearing 55. There’s a slight chance for a rain shower on Wednesday and fair weather is expected on Thursday. Multiple shower chances are possible for Friday through Sunday. You can get the latest forecast anytime here...
  • weather Mar 23

    First Alert: Tracking Snow in Parts of the State

    Snow will continue to fall for interior Connecticut with the most snow falling in elevated areas of northern Connecticut. Shoreline areas should expect primarily rain as temperatures will remain above freezing at the surface. The heaviest snow should arrive after 2 p.m. and continue until around 7 p.m. Take a look at snowfall accumulations. We expe...
  • first alert forecast Mar 23

    Snow, Rain to Create Slushy Accumulation for Parts of the State

    NBC Connecticut meteorologists are forecasting rain and snow that could result in a slushy accumulation for parts of the state on Monday. The day will begin with cloudy skies before precipitation develops midday and early this afternoon. The precipitation will start as snow for most and will change over to rain, which may be heavy at times througho...
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