Blistering Heat Wave Across Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley This Weekend; Wet Weather In The East

A scorching Heat Wave will continue across the southern tier of the country. Temperatures and Heat Indices will reach or easily surpass triple digits, as a ridge of high pressure dominates. Widespread Excessive Heat Warnings and Advisories are in effect, will persist and spread into the Southwest/CA next week. Meanwhile, locally heavy rain will be possible for the OH Valley/Mid-Atl/Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Fair

15°C

59°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 6 km/h
Barometer 1020.5 mb (30.14 in)
Dewpoint 13°C (56°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 21 Jul 4:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Essex CT

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 25. Light east wind increasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 25 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely before midnight, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 3am, then showers after 3am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Low around 19. East wind 21 to 29 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Heavy Rain

    Low: 19 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly before 9am.  Cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 18 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind around 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 23 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 18 to 24 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 22 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 28 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 25. Light east wind increasing to 16 to 21 km/h in the morning.
Tonight
Showers likely before midnight, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 3am, then showers after 3am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 19. East wind 21 to 29 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 18 to 23 km/h, with gusts as high as 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind around 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 18 to 24 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 27.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Essex CT
 41.36°N 72.37°W (Elev. 2 m)
3:20 am EDT Jul 21, 2018
5am EDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 27, 2018
 
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