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Friday, May 29, 2015

From Summer To Spring

Saturday will be the last summer-like day before some major changes to the forecast.  High temperatures will climb into the 70s and 80s while becoming increasingly muggy. Early areas of fog and clouds will break for some sunshine. A cold front on Sunday will end our summery streak and bring us some beneficial showers and thunderstorms. The day will not be a total wash out. But outdoor plans will be at the mercy of Mother Nature.  That front could stall near the area on Monday bringing a widespread soaking rain. With a moderate drought, we’ll take it!

Tonight:  Increasing clouds, chance for patchy fog. Low: upper 50s to low 60s.

Tomorrow: Areas of early clouds and fog break for some sunshine. High: low to mid 80s inland, upper 70s for the shoreline.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. High: mid 60s to around 70 degrees.

Monday: Cooler with periods of rain. Chilly. High: 50s.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with some lingering showers. Remaining cool. High: low to middle 60s.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, dry and pleasant. High: lower 70s.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Spring Returns, We Need Rain!


Crazy how dry it is after such an active winter. Next chance for rain is Saturday morning. But it will not be enough to wipe out this deficit!

Tonight: Clear, cold! Low: Upper 30s to mid 40s.

Tomorrow: A chilly start to the day. Sunny, less wind than recent days. High: upper 60s to lower 70s.

Friday: Morning sun with increasing afternoon clouds. High: low to mid 70s.

Saturday: A mix of sun and clouds with scattered showers (mainly in the morning). High: upper 60s to low 70s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy, warmer. High: mid to upper 70s.

Monday: Partly sunny, not as warm. High: upper 60s to low 70s.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Gloomy Start, Summer Finish

This weekend will get off to a damp and dreary start. Morning clouds, fog and drizzle in spots will greet you Saturday morning. Clouds will break for some sun, mainly in the afternoon with temperatures in the 70s. It will stay cooler along the shore or parts of southeastern Connecticut (60s) where the clouds and fog could linger all day. Summer warmth returns again just in time for Mother’s Day.  After a cloudy start, developing sunshine will help temperatures soar into the 70s and 80s.

Tonight: Becoming cloudy with areas of fog and drizzle. Low: 50s.

Tomorrow: Morning clouds and fog slowly break for some sun. Not as warm. High: mid to upper 70s inland, upper 60s for the shoreline. 

Sunday: Early clouds and fog give way to sunshine. Warmer. High: low to mid 80s inland, low 70s for the shoreline. 

Monday: Clouds and sun, chance for a few showers. High: low to mid 80s inland, low 70s for the shoreline. 

Tuesday: Clouds and sun, chance for a shower or two. High: near 80 inland, mid 70s for the shore. 


Wednesday: Sunny, cooler than recent days. High: mid to upper 60s.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Fradiani Fever!

About 2 mins before my weathercast on Thursday, I was informed that Connecticut's American Idol Nick Fradiani would be joining me to do the weather. WHAT!? I quickly jumped into my show timeline and started deleting graphics. I didn't think Nick wanted to show computer models or surface maps. We didn't have any plan going into the weathercast and we didn't need one. Nick was such a down to earth guy and he really knows how to roll with the punches. We're all rooting for you Nick! (Especially me because I don't want you to take my job.)

Milder May

Right on cue, a warm up arrives for the first weekend of May! With a southerly wind, the shoreline will be cooler than inland areas for the next several days. There is also a chance for an isolated shower both days this weekend. But most towns will stay dry with temperatures climbing through the 60s on Saturday and 70s on Sunday! The warm up peaks on Monday with high temperatures approaching 80 degrees. Showers return on Tuesday followed by cooler temperatures for the rest of next week.

Tonight: Partly cloudy.  Low: 40s.

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy, milder. Chance for an isolated afternoon shower.  High: low 60s inland, mid 60s to around 70 degrees for the shoreline.

Sunday: Mostly sunny and warm with the chance for an isolated pop up shower in the afternoon. High: low to mid 70s inland, near 70 for the shoreline.

Monday: Abundant sunshine, warm. High: mid 70s to around 80 degrees.

Tuesday: A mix of clouds and sun with showers developing. High: low to middle 70s.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy, not as warm. High: upper 60s to lower 70s.