Severe Weather for the Central High Plains; Heavy Rain/Flood Concerns in Parts of the East

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of strong winds and large hail are possible over portions of the central High Plains this afternoon, including parts of the Denver metro area. A stalled front is expected to bring additional rain and flash flood risks in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast through Thursday. Red flag warnings are in effect across the Interior Northwest and Great Basin today. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 5 Aug 12:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Essex CT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Light and variable wind.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Essex CT
 41.36°N 72.37°W (Elev. 7 ft)
12:50 pm EDT Aug 5, 2020
1pm EDT Aug 5, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 11, 2020
 
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