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Excessive Heat and Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Severe Weather Threats Increase Sunday in the Plains

Strong high pressure is keeping temperatures hot across much of the west and south, with excessive Heat in the desert southwest. These conditions are also producing critical fire weather threats in the Four Corners area and interior northern California. Severe thunderstorms are possible in the Plains, Mid-South, and Mid-Atlantic this weekend; with very large hail threats in the Plains Sunday. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.4 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Jun 4:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Essex CT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Patchy drizzle with isolated showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 66. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy
    Drizzle

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 58.

    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Patchy drizzle with isolated showers. Cloudy, with a high near 66. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Essex CT
 41.36°N 72.4°W (Elev. 92 ft)
3:23 pm EDT Jun 23, 2018
5pm EDT Jun 23, 2018-6pm EDT Jun 30, 2018
 
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