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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Wednesday across portions of the Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys

Strong to severe storms are expected to develop across portions of the Mid-Mississippi Valley on Wednesday. A Slight Risk has been highlighted to indicate the area most likely to see supercell activity. Heavy rainfall from the Mid-Mississippi Valley into the Tennessee Valley could lead to flash flooding. Some areas could see as much as 3 inches of rainfall.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Oxford, Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC)

Lat: 41.48°NLon: 73.13°WElev: 725ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SE 10 G 16 mph
Barometer 29.85 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 1 Jul 2:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW New Preston CT

  • Overnight

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 3 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW New Preston CT
 41.64°N 73.38°W (Elev. 597 ft)
12:15 am EDT Jul 1, 2015
3am EDT Jul 1, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 7, 2015
 
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