Threat For Heavy Rainfall And Flash Flooding Continues From The Mid South To The Mid Atlantic; Critical Fire Weather Over The Western U.S.

A slow moving low pressure system will bring a continued threat for heavy rainfall and flooding from portions of the Mid South to the Ohio Valley and Mid Atlantic through midweek. Some areas could see locally significant flooding. Out west,very dry humidity combined with gusty winds will lead to a continued threat for critical fire weather and dry thunderstorms. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Light Rain

13°C

55°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NE 19 km/h
Barometer 1031.3 mb (30.46 in)
Dewpoint 11°C (52°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill11°C (52°F)
Last update 25 Sep 6:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Essex CT

  • Today

    Today: Rain. The rain could be heavy at times.  High near 21. Southeast wind 21 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 21 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 8pm.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 13 to 18 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 20 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. South wind 13 to 21 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 25 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 15 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 21. North wind 11 to 16 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 21.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 22.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 21. Southeast wind 21 to 24 km/h, with gusts as high as 42 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 13 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. South wind 13 to 21 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southwest wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21. North wind 11 to 16 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 22.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20.
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Point Forecast:
Essex CT
 41.36°N 72.37°W (Elev. 2 m)
6:50 am EDT Sep 25, 2018
7am EDT Sep 25, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 1, 2018
 
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