Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Current conditions at

Hartford, Hartford-Brainard Airport (KHFD)

Lat: 41.74°NLon: 72.65°WElev: 16ft.

Partly Cloudy

91°F

33°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 28 Jul 11:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Hartford CT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light southwest wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light southwest wind.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Hartford CT
 41.77°N 72.7°W (Elev. 72 ft)
9:28 am EDT Jul 28, 2016
12pm EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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