Rain, Remnants of Bill, possible for the weekend

High pressure has anchored itself in the southeast this week, around which moisture from the gulf is being transported north and east. On Tuesday, tropical storm Bill made land fall in southeast Texas and unloaded significant rainfall on the coast between Houston and Corpus Cristie. The remnant low from this system will have significant inland rainfall impacts over the next few days from Dallas to Oklahoma to the Ohio Valley and may eventually impact the northeast. 

Regional Analysis: An area High pressure built in from the north today allowing for sunny skies, light winds and pleasant temperatures today across Connecticut.

Forecast: A warm front approaching from our southwest tonight will gradually increase our cloud coverage. Temperatures will moderate tomorrow as The high retreats to our east late Thursday and introduces an onshore flow. A cold front connected with northern stream energy from a shortwave trough moving across Canada will bring a possibility for showers Thursday night, at this point not looking significant.

The most likely timeframe for heavy rainfall would be sometime during the day on Sunday. This is when the remnants of Bill are expected to pass near or over the area. Bill should exit by Monday, but the overall pattern looks active into next week so check back for updates.

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