Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Bridgeport, Sikorsky Memorial Airport (KBDR)

Lat: 41.16°NLon: 73.13°WElev: 3ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 6:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bridgeport CT

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Heat index values as high as 95. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 67. West wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Heat index values as high as 95. Southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind around 8 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Increasing clouds, with a low around 67. West wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Bridgeport CT
 41.19°N 73.21°W (Elev. 95 ft)
3:52 am EDT Aug 21, 2019
7am EDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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