Heavy Rain and Storms in the East; Fire Weather Threats in the West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms and locally heavy rain from the Northeast to the southern Plains. Meanwhile, Fire Weather threats remain elevated over the northern Inter-Mountain West, as Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches are in effect. Also, the potential for isolated dry thunderstorms remains possible across this portion of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Danbury, Danbury Municipal Airport (KDXR)

Lat: 41.37°NLon: 73.48°WElev: 456ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 17 Aug 10:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Ridgefield 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 86. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 3am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind around 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 8 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °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 86. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 3am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 83. West wind around 7 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgefield CT
 41.28°N 73.51°W (Elev. 699 ft)
10:33 am EDT Aug 17, 2018
11am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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