Thursday brings sun and fair weather clouds, a breeze and high temperatures near 40. Then, it will get brutally cold, with temperatures that will feel like they are below zero.
Along with passing clouds Thursday night, temperatures will slide down into the 20s and the teens by sunrise Friday.
We will have increasing winds with gusts to 40 miles per hour and falling temperatures.
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The “feels-like” temperatures will fall all day into the -10 to -20 degrees by evening.
Wind chill warnings have been issued for northern Middlesex, Windham, Hartford, Litchfield, Tolland and northern New London counties.
Wind chill advisories have been issued for Fairfield, New Haven, southern New London, and southern Middlesex counties.
Salisbury Winter Sports Association has canceled Jumpfest events that were scheduled for Friday night because of wind gusts.
Ski Sundown posted on Facebook that it would close early on Friday due to the expected high winds. The ski resort in New Hartford will close at 4 p.m. Friday and reopen again at 8 a.m. Saturday.
On Saturday morning, the feels-like temperatures will range from -15 at the shore to -30 or lower in the hills.
Winds will diminish Saturday afternoon. Temperatures will rebound from -5 Saturday morning to 25 degrees by evening.
The high temperatures will be in the 40s on Sunday.
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