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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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Unsettled Friday, Better Weekend

Moisture levels continue to increase into Friday.  Tonight will have a muggy feel with a couple showers around, along with some areas of drizzle & fog.  Low temperatures remain in the 60′s.  An approaching warm front will produce some showers at times … Continue reading

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Nice Weekend Ahead – A Summer Preview

Summer doesn’t officially begin for a couple weeks, however a high pressure ridge moving in this weekend should bring us a nice preview.  Tonight looks partly cloudy to mostly clear with lows in the 50′s.  Mostly sunny Saturday (a few … Continue reading

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Unsettled Tonight

There is a lot of precipitable water available to be squeezed out of the atmosphere by a trough now in eastern NY.  This means t-storms that form will have the potential to produce pretty heavy rain and in some cases, … Continue reading

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Feels Nice. Looks Angry.

So far it’s been a fairly nice day across the region, however you may have noticed some rather angry looking parts of the sky.  A combination of jet stream (pictured left) energy, a mid-level disturbance, and a cold front are … Continue reading

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100 MPH Winds

After investigating the damage yesterday in New Milford and Southbury, CT produced by Tuesday evening’s storms, The National Weather Service has determined that it was caused by straight-line (not tornadic) winds that gusted up to 100 mph.  Here are the  … Continue reading

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Storm Damage

The thunderstorm that moved across southwestern Litchfield County this evening produced downed trees & wires resulting in power outages.  As of 8:15 P.M. 41% of Roxbury, 44% of New Milford,  81% of Washington, and 100% of Bridgewater customers had no … Continue reading

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Turning Much Cooler………

The Storm Prediction Center has western portions of our region in the “slight risk” category for severe thunderstorms into this evening (yellow shading left). A slight risk from the SPC translates to what is really more of a moderate risk … Continue reading

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Strong Ocean Storm = A Windy Wednesday

For most of us the biggest effect from the ocean storm tonight & Wednesday will be strong, gusty winds Wednesday. A touch of light snow or flurries tonight – especially after midnight. Accumulations will range from nothing to less than … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Fooled

How can you sort through all the noise, hype, rumor, and innuendo when you need reliable weather information?  I like Anthony Siciliano‘s advice last month during this Twitter conversation about the topic: Good advice.  And applicable not only to weather … Continue reading

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