Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Bridgeport, Sikorsky Memorial Airport (KBDR)

Lat: 41.16°NLon: 73.13°WElev: 3ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 17 Aug 8:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bridgeport CT

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. West wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. North wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 11 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. West wind around 8 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. North wind 7 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 11 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Bridgeport CT
 41.19°N 73.21°W (Elev. 95 ft)
7:14 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
9am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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