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Dangerous heat continues across lower Miss. Valley, Deep South

High temperatures and dew points will persist Thursday into Friday across parts of the lower Miss. Valley & Deep South, creating dangerous heat index values in excess of 110 degrees for some locations. Heat Advisories & Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect across the region. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside & know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Groton / New London, Groton / New London Airport (KGON)

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 30 Jul 9:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

New London CT

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Light northwest wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Light northwest wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
New London CT
 41.35°N 72.11°W (Elev. 98 ft)
7:03 am EDT Jul 30, 2015
10am EDT Jul 30, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 5, 2015
 
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