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Our amazing atmosphere

We observed a pretty interesting phenomenon at the weather center yesterday afternoon. I noticed that the dew points locally had crashed into the single digits as our frontal system was beginning to approach from the west. We knew going into … Continue reading

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Complicated weekend pattern

High pressure is analyzed to the east of New England and just south of the Canadian maritimes, while a warm front has stalled across central Pennsylvania. The ridging has been slow to break which has suppressed the onset and even … Continue reading

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Winter 2016-2017

Westbrook, CT Total snowfall: 47.6″ – Trace snowfalls not included December 12, 2016:   0.3″ December 16, 2016:   0.1″ December 17, 2016:   5.6″ January 6, 2017:         2.5″ January 8, 2017:         … Continue reading

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New Milford, CT’s close call with a Supercell (5/31)

A Severe Thunderstorm impacted New Milford, CT between 7:36 and 7:55 PM last night (May 31, 2017). The storm strengthened into a possible tornado producing supercell over Dutchess county, NY with a very large hail signature east of Poughkeepsie shortly before … Continue reading

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Thursday June 1, 2017 Forecast Discussion

Across Connecticut temperatures range from 58ºF to 61ºF this morning with skies becoming mostly sunny. Winds along the coast are southwesterly from 5 to 10 mph with a few higher gusts. Further inland it’s lighter and more variable around 5 … Continue reading

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Wet weather and a Warming trend

As off 11 am, temperatures across the state remain in the upper 50s and lower 60s, with winds generally between 3 and 7 mph out of the south east. As an axis of high pressure shifts east, Mid and high level … Continue reading

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Winter’s early spring wrath

Despite the calendar, another round of March winter weather is on the way for some in Southern New England. A large wrapped up area of low pressure in the central US will bring stormy weather into the region tomorrow through … Continue reading

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Winter 2016/17 Snowfall

10/28/2016: T 11/21/2016:  T 12-Dec-16 0.3″ 16-Dec-16 0.1″ 17-Dec-16 5.6″ 6-Jan-17 2.5″ 8-Jan-17 7.8″ 15-Jan-17 1.3″ 1-Feb-17 3.8″ 9-Feb-17 0.8″ 10-Feb-17 12.2″ 11-Feb-17 0.5″ 13-Feb-17 2.5″ 16-Feb-17 0.2″ 11-Mar-17 4.8″  Seasonal Total: 42.4″

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Light snow Friday, a more significant storm next week?

A cold front passage early this morning has begun to bring drier air into the region. Dew point depressions are 5 to 10ºF state wide with air temperatures still hanging around in the upper 40s to near 50. The visible … Continue reading

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Mild through mid week with late week cold

Well congratulations! Today is the first stereotypical March day across Connecticut with occasional rain showers and temperatures that will crawl through the 40s up to around 50ºF by later this afternoon and early evening. This is not a washout but you … Continue reading

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