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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Danbury, Danbury Municipal Airport (KDXR)

Lat: 41.37°NLon: 73.48°WElev: 456ft.

Mostly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.3 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Oct 8:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Ridgefield CT

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy drizzle with a chance of showers between midnight and 5am, then showers likely with patchy drizzle after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Steady temperature around 68. South wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Low around 61. South wind 11 to 16 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy drizzle with a chance of showers between midnight and 5am, then showers likely with patchy drizzle after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Steady temperature around 68. South wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 61. South wind 11 to 16 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgefield CT
 41.28°N 73.51°W (Elev. 699 ft)
8:27 pm EDT Oct 23, 2017
9pm EDT Oct 23, 2017-6pm EDT Oct 30, 2017
 
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