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Heavy rain and severe weather possible from the northern/central Plains to the Upper Midwest

Heavy rainfall and severe thunderstorms are expected across portions of the northern and central Plains, pushing eastward into the Upper Midwest by Wednesday. These severe thunderstorms may be capable of producing large hail and damaging winds, and possibly some tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Jun 3:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Essex CT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind around 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 6 to 16 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind around 11 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. West wind 6 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 6 to 16 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Essex CT
 41.36°N 72.4°W (Elev. 92 ft)
3:20 pm EDT Jun 27, 2017
4pm EDT Jun 27, 2017-6pm EDT Jul 4, 2017
 
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