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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Aug 11:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Essex CT

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 3am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 66. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 3am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 66. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Essex CT
 41.36°N 72.4°W (Elev. 92 ft)
11:49 pm EDT Aug 16, 2017
1am EDT Aug 17, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2017
 
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