Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms, Violent Tornadoes, And Heavy Rain In The Plains Today

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce an outbreak of severe weather in parts of the Plains today. Very large hail, damaging winds, flash flooding, and large/violent tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through central Oklahoma. Residents should review severe weather safety and heed any warnings. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Meriden, Meriden Markham Municipal Airport (KMMK)

Lat: 41.51°NLon: 72.83°WElev: 102ft.

Overcast

80°F

27°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 29.67 in (1004.7 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 20 May 4:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Kensington CT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then isolated showers between 9pm and 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. North wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then isolated showers between 9pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Calm wind.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Kensington CT
 41.63°N 72.76°W (Elev. 82 ft)
3:25 pm EDT May 20, 2019
5pm EDT May 20, 2019-6pm EDT May 27, 2019
 
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