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Wintry precipitation and very cold temperatures in the east, unsettled weather likely from northern California to the Pacific Northwest

Accumulating snowfall will bring travel implications from the southeast U.S. to the Middle Atlantic, Northeast, and New England through Wednesday. Very cold temperatures will likely bring a hard freeze to portions of the Deep South into Thursday. A series of storm systems will bring the potential for heavy rain, strong winds, and mountain snowfall from northern California to the Pacific Northwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

34°F

1°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.26 in (1024.8 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 17 Jan 7:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Essex CT

Flood Warning until January 18, 07:00am
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Flood Warning
  •  
    Flood Warning until January 18, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Thu

    Flood Warning

  • Today

    Today: Rain and snow before 2pm, then a chance of snow.  Temperature rising to near 36 by 11am, then falling to around 32 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 17 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 33. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. West wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain and snow before 2pm, then a chance of snow. Temperature rising to near 36 by 11am, then falling to around 32 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 33. Wind chill values between 10 and 20. West wind 7 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind around 8 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of light rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Essex CT
 41.36°N 72.4°W (Elev. 92 ft)
7:50 am EST Jan 17, 2018
8am EST Jan 17, 2018-6pm EST Jan 23, 2018
 
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