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Severe Storms, Possible Tornadoes Fueled By Beryl's Remnants To Hit Northeast: Timing, Track Severe Storms, Possible Tornadoes Fueled By Beryl's Remnants To Hit Northeast: Timing, Track
Severe Storms, Possible Tornadoes Fueled By Beryl's Remnants To Hit Northeast: Timing, Track Numerous clusters of severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall, and possible isolated tornadoes fueled by the remnants of Beryl are headed to the Northeast. Beryl, which made landfall along the Texas coast as a Category 1 hurricane on Monday, July 8, will move into upstate New York and northern New England on Wednesday, July 10, starting late in the afternoon and continuing overnight. The most severe storms on Wednesday are expected in areas marked in orange and yellow in the image above, mainly farther north and west of the I-95 corridor. In those areas farther inland, storms will also be…
After The Storm: Here's Timing For First Potential Heat Wave Of Year After The Storm: Here's Timing For First Potential Heat Wave Of Year
After The Storm: Here's Timing For First Potential Heat Wave Of Year A powerful storm system that swept through the region has now pushed off the coast, leading to a dry and pleasant Father's Day weekend before the first potential heat wave of the year. Temperatures will soar into the 90s in much of the Northeast starting on Tuesday, June 18. The mercury is expected to hit 90 degrees or higher each day, possibly through the end of the workweek.  A heat wave is defined as three or more consecutive days in which the temperature is 90 degrees or higher. "The first heat wave of the season may start on Tuesday with peak heat index values above 95 possi…
Pop-Up Storms Possible Before More Widespread System Sweeps Through Region Pop-Up Storms Possible Before More Widespread System Sweeps Through Region
Pop-Up Storms Possible Before More Widespread System Sweeps Through Region Pop-up storms will be possible amid hot, humid conditions this weekend before a more widespread system with the potential for much-needed drenching downpours sweeps through the region. High temperatures will be in the upper 80s to low 90s on Saturday, Aug. 20 under mostly sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service.  Clouds will increase in the afternoon, and isolated showers and thunderstorms are also possible during the afternoon and evening. Sunday, Aug. 21 will be partly sunny with a high temperature in the mid 80s.  There will be a chance for scattered showe…
Big Change In Weather Pattern Coming After Icy, Snowy Stretch Big Change In Weather Pattern Coming After Icy, Snowy Stretch
Big Change In Weather Pattern Coming After Icy, Snowy Stretch Just when you thought there could be "snow" more, a new round of snow and rain showers is possibly on Tuesday, Feb. 23. But the temperature will be just above freezing during the window for precipitation from mid-morning to the early afternoon, so any snow will not accumulate on surfaces. Tuesday's high temperature could finally top the 40-degree mark under mostly cloudy skies. Then -- at long last -- will come a much-welcomed change in the weather pattern in the form of milder temperatures and clear skies. Wednesday, Feb. 24 will be mostly sunny and feel a bit like early spring, wit…
New Round Of Gusty Thunderstorms Could Sweep Through Area New Round Of Gusty Thunderstorms Could Sweep Through Area
New Round Of Gusty Thunderstorms Could Sweep Through Area There could be a new round of thunderstorms with drenching rain, strong wind gusts and flashes of lightning on Saturday, June 6. It will remain partly sunny into the early afternoon on another warm day in which the high temperature will be in the mid 80s. Then a cold front will approach from the northwest bringing a chance of showers and a few thunderstorms from about 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Skies should then clear quickly with the cold front moving offshore early Saturday night.  Sunday, June 7 will be picture perfect and much more pleasant with sunny skies the high temperatur…
Memorial Day Weekend Starts With Showers, Possible Thunderstorms Before Big Change Memorial Day Weekend Starts With Showers, Possible Thunderstorms Before Big Change
Memorial Day Weekend Starts With Showers, Possible Thunderstorms Before Big Change Memorial Day Weekend will get off to a dreary start before skies clear and a bit of a warming trend starts. Here's the day-by-day forecast: Thursday, May 21: It will be a mostly sunny day with a high temperature in the low mid 60s. Friday, May 22: Clouds will thicken and the chance for showers will arrive after noontime on a day with a high temperature in the low 60s. Scattered rain and showers will continue at times through the evening with up to a quarter-inch of rainfall possible. Saturday, May 23: Clouds will linger and there will be more showers at times during the day with a ch…
Drenching Downpours Possible During New Round Of Thunderstorms Drenching Downpours Possible During New Round Of Thunderstorms
Drenching Downpours Possible During New Round Of Thunderstorms Drenching downpours are possible as an approaching cold front will bring a new round of thunderstorms to the area.  Thursday, July 11 has started out partly sunny with high humidity of more than 80 percent -- conditions ripe for storms. Showers and thunderstorms will develop in the afternoon Thursday, becoming more widespread at night, with the potential for localized flooding. The high temperature will be in the low 80s. The chance for showers and thunderstorms starts at 2 p.m. Thursday. Storms become likely in the evening, with some of the storms producing heavy rain and gusty wind…
Severe Storms With Fierce Winds Bring Big Change In Weather Pattern Severe Storms With Fierce Winds Bring Big Change In Weather Pattern
Severe Storms With Fierce Winds Bring Big Change In Weather Pattern Thousands are starting the new month in the dark, despite the bright, sunny skies. That's because rounds of severe, isolated storms with fierce winds toppled trees, tree limbs and utility lines, causing tens of thousands of power outages throughout the region on Sunday, June 30. The storms were triggered by a cold front that has brought about a big change in the weather pattern as we head toward the long July 4th weekend. Monday, July 1 will be sunny and much less humid with a high temperature in the low 80s. (For projected high temperatures throughout the region, see first image above.) …
Rain Will Return: Big Change Coming After Rare Dry Weekend Rain Will Return: Big Change Coming After Rare Dry Weekend
Rain Will Return: Big Change Coming After Rare Dry Weekend There's a big change coming following the first dry weekend of the spring. Here's what to expect, and when: Sunday, June 9: Mostly sunny skies will fade behind thickening clouds in the afternoon. Temperatures will be slightly cooler with a high in the mid 70s inland and low 70s along the coast. (See second image above.) There will be a calm breeze with winds between 5 to 8 mph. If you're heading to the beach, there will be a moderate risk of rip current development. Remember to heed the advice of local beach patrol and flag warning systems and swim near a lifeguard. Monday, June 10:&…
Winter Weather Advisory: Storm Bringing Snow, Sleet Will Cause Slippery Evening Commute Winter Weather Advisory: Storm Bringing Snow, Sleet Will Cause Slippery Evening Commute
Winter Weather Advisory: Storm Bringing Snow, Sleet Will Cause Slippery Evening Commute A winter storm affecting more than 200 million Americans will sweep through the area, bringing accumulating snow and sleet and causing slippery travel conditions. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the entire region from noon Wednesday, Feb. 20 until 6 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected. (See image above.) Snow is expected to arrive just in time for the evening commute on Wednesday, sometime after 3 p.m. on a cloudy and cold day in which the high temperature will be in the upper 20s. Snow …
Deep Freeze: Wind Chill Advisory Extended To Sunday For Fairfield County Deep Freeze: Wind Chill Advisory Extended To Sunday For Fairfield County
Deep Freeze: Wind Chill Advisory Extended To Sunday For Fairfield County FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The dangerous deep freeze is not over for Fairfield County.  A Wind Chill Advisory has been extended until 8 a.m. Sunday for Fairfield County as well as most of Connecticut and the tri-state area.  The very cold wind chills of 10 below zero to 20 below zero can cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.  The high on Saturday will near 11 degrees — under sunny skies. But it will be blustery, with a northwest wind of 16 to 20 mph and gusts as high as 30 mph.  It's so cold that the popular Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport is closed due to the weather con…