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Weekend Update

The upper-level steering flow will continue to feed some moisture in from the southwest during the next 24-36 hours.  The result will be partly cloudy conditions tonight and a fair amount of high and mid-level clouds Saturday (mixing with some … Continue reading

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Weekend Outlook

The mid-upper level trough that produced a couple scattered but locally heavy showers in parts of western CT/western MA/SE NY this afternoon will lift out to the northeast overnight into Friday.  High pressure builds in at the surface, resulting in … Continue reading

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Flooding Rains Moving In

  Areas of heavy rain and thunder moving in now from the southwest. I expect to see some flash flood warnings going up tonight.

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Still Unsettled

The severe weather this afternoon remained to the southwest & northeast of CT. There are still a number of thunderstorms moving up across MD & NJ and some of this will reach us during tonight.  We can expect periods of showers … Continue reading

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A Fourth of July Hurricane?

It’s uncommon to see a hurricane moving up the east coast during the first week of July.  I don’t recall it happening before in my 51 years.  Haven’t had time to determine the last time this occurred so early.  I … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice

Summer finally arrives at 6:51 A.M. EDT Saturday!  It’s not the longest day of the year (all days are 24 hours long), but it will have the most daylight – 15 hours & 15 minutes!  Sunrise occurs at 5:15 A.M. … Continue reading

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An Extended Dry Period

The steering flow aloft will be coming out of the northwest during the next several days as surface high pressure builds down from that direction.  The pattern aloft is more or less blocked for the next several days, so we … Continue reading

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Weak Wave

A weak wave of low pressure will slide east along a frontal system that is south of us and migrating northward tonight.  This will produce an increase in clouds late tonight and the chance for a shower toward morning, along … Continue reading

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It’s muggy.

We can expect a mild & muggy night across the region, with low temperatures in the 60′s.  There is a fair amount of energy & instability present, which could result in a t-storm. An approaching low pressure trough (purple dotted … Continue reading

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Improving Weekend Weather

A band of thunderstorms with heavy rain is slowly moving across southeastern NY.  This should weaken as it moves into western portions of southern New England a little later this evening.  The chance for a shower or two and maybe … Continue reading

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