Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Mostly Cloudy

73°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.0 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 8:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Niantic CT

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 7 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 13 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 10 to 13 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind 7 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 13 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 10 to 13 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Niantic CT
 41.31°N 72.21°W (Elev. 30 ft)
8:00 pm EDT Aug 18, 2018
9pm EDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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Additional Resources

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