Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Danbury, Danbury Municipal Airport (KDXR)

Lat: 41.37°NLon: 73.48°WElev: 456ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 26 Feb 4:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Ridgefield CT

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 33. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 54. South wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers, mainly after 7pm.  Low around 47. South wind 13 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers.  High near 57. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain showers before 1am, then a chance of snow showers.  Low around 26. Breezy, with a south wind around 22 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Showers then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 36 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 33. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers after 4pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 54. South wind 5 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers, mainly after 7pm. Low around 47. South wind 13 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers. High near 57. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Rain showers before 1am, then a chance of snow showers. Low around 26. Breezy, with a south wind around 22 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 36. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgefield CT
 41.3°N 73.51°W (Elev. 715 ft)
3:32 pm EST Feb 26, 2024
5pm EST Feb 26, 2024-6pm EST Mar 4, 2024
 
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