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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Wild Weather Overnight

A shower or two is possible tonight before midnight. But the worst is yet to come. Storms will fire up overnight, from midnight – 8 am. The worst weather will be focused 3-7 am. Some storms could be strong to severe. The biggest threat is gusty or damaging winds. But with a lot of wind shear (wind direction turning with height) there is also a small possibility for an isolated tornado in southern New England or on Long Island. This is an odd time of day for severe weather! But not unheard of.

Slow clearing will take place tomorrow after 8 am. The rest of the day looks fantastic, breezy and warm. High temperatures will soar into the middle 70s. Thursday will be about 10 degrees cooler, back to the 60s again with lots of sunshine.  A storm sliding south of Connecticut could graze the state with some showers or an area of rain late Friday into early Saturday. This is obviously a concern with the Hartford Marathon Saturday morning!  But there is still a chance the timing shifts earlier or the storm gets pushed farther south. So we’ll keep an eye on it!

Tonight: A shower in spots after midnight. Strong storms developing late. Low: 50s.

Tomorrow: Strong storms early in the morning. Slow clearing after 8 am. Warm and Breezy. High temperatures in the mid 70s.

Thursday: Cool despite plenty of sunshine. High temperatures in the middle 60s.

Friday: Increasing clouds, chance for a late day/evening shower. High temperature around 60 degrees.

Saturday: Chance for an early shower. Then clearing, becoming partly cloudy. High temperatures in the lower to middle 60s.

Sunday: Mostly sunny with high temperatures in the lower to middle 60s.

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