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Today's Forecast

All eyes are on a major winter storm heading toward Southern New England tonight and tomorrow. We saw some flurries and light snow today (unrelated to the nor’easter). The main show is going to ...

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    Major Winter Storm Could Bring a Foot of Snow to Parts of CT

    A major nor’easter will develop off the coast of New England this weekend but the storm’s track will determine how much snow we see in Connecticut. There’s been a notable jump close to the coast today with the storm track and a growing consensus that this storm will produce significant snowfall and wind. While the heaviest snow is...
  • first alert weather Jan 27

    Major Winter Storm Could Bring A Foot of Snow to Parts of CT

    A major nor’easter will develop off the coast of New England this weekend but it will be the storm’s track that will determine how much snow we see in Connecticut. Some computer models Wednesday showed a slight move east in the track of the storm on Saturday. A winter storm watch has been issued for Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex,......
  • first alert weather Jan 26

    Tracking a Potential for Significant Winter Storm

    NBC Connecticut First Alert meteorologists are keeping an eye on what could be a significant storm at the end of the week. After a milder day Tuesday, the temperature will fall overnight and into Wednesday. Temperatures Wednesday will be in the 20s with “feels like” temperatures in the single digits due to wind chill. Thursday will be m...
  • first alert weather Jan 26

    First Alert: Significant Winter Storm Possible Saturday

    A powerful Nor’easter will develop late and the week and move up the east coast. There are signals that show a major nor’easter is not out of the question. Right now it appears the impacted timeframe would be Friday night into Saturday. While it’s too early to talk about specific amounts we can say that significant accumulations a...
  • first alert weather Jan 25

    Up to an Inch of Snow Possible by Morning in Parts of Conn.

    There will be periods of light snow overnight and into the morning hours. The snow may coat the ground with a half-inch to an inch of snow by morning. Sunny breaks will develop Tuesday with highs around 40 degrees. It will get sharply colder again on Wednesday and Thursday with highs in the low to mid-20s. Our meteorologists have issued…...
  • first alert weather Jan 24

    Snow Fell in Parts of the State to End the Weekend

    Some areas across Connecticut could got up to a coating of snow Sunday night. A weak cold front passing through the state caused an increase in cloud cover and a chance for snow showers to move through. Saturday’s high temperatures stayed in the teens and 20s for most of the state. The high temps featured a milder day in...

  • first alert weather Jan 23

    Sunshine Comes Back, Temps Increase a Bit Sunday

    The theme for the weekend is for the bitter cold to relax a bit, as many towns will get closer to, with some surpassing, freeing on Sunday. High temperatures that climbed into the 20s on Saturday. The average high temperature for this time of the year is around 35 degrees. The good news is that the state will see plenty…

  • cold weather Jan 22

    Quiet, But Cold Weekend Ahead

    After a fairly busy weather week, things are looking much quieter over the next several days. We’ll see cold weather heading into the weekend. Single-digit low temperatures appear in areas overnight and into the morning hours. It appears that there will be a prolonged period of colder-than-normal weather through the end of next week. There do...
  • first alert weather Jan 21

    Cold, Fair Weather Today

    The weather will fair for days and it will be cold today.   The high temperature today will get to 22 degrees and it will feel much colder. We will have fair weather this weekend, which will be great for outdoor winter sports!  The high temperatures will be near 28 on Saturday and 34 on Sunday. There are no big…

  • connecticut forecast Jan 20

    Snow to Make a Mess of Thursday Morning Commute

    The NBC Connecticut First Alert meteorologists are tracking our next chance for wintry weather and its timing may be challenging for Thursday’s morning commute. Light to moderate snow will develop early Thursday morning as a clipper system pushes through the region. Snowfall accumulations will be generally light as the system races through th...
  • connecticut forecast Jan 19

    Tracking Snow For Thursday Morning

    NBC Connecticut Meteorologists are tracking our next chance for wintry weather. Light to moderate snow will develop early Thursday morning as a clipper system pushes through the region. Snowfall accumulations will be generally light as the system races through the state. The timing could make things challenging as it appears it will be centered on ...
  • first alert weather Jan 18

    Windy and Chilly Today, Chance for Snow Later This Week

    There were slick spots in parts of the state Tuesday morning and today will be windy and chilly. There is also a chance for snow later this week. Several schools have delays or are closed today due to the icy conditions. You can see the full list here. Highs will be in the 20s and there will be a mix…

  • winter weather Jan 18

    Towns Saw More Snowfall After Messy Monday

    After Sunday night and Monday morning’s bumpy weather, the storm system wasn’t quite done with Connecticut just yet. Multiple locations across the state saw one final round of snow before things quieted down. Many areas are above freezing so the snow fell and melted on contact. Some locations, especially in and around Waterbury, were ri...
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