Western Heat and Monsoon Continues; Increasing Moisture in the East

High pressure continues to produce excessive heat and critical fire weather conditions for portions of the west, with heavy rains and potential for flash flooding associated with the monsoons in the southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front approaching the east coast is increasing the humidity and heat index, and bringing potential for heavy rain and flash flooding. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 16 Jul 1:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Essex CT

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 6 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Essex CT
 41.36°N 72.4°W (Elev. 92 ft)
2:33 am EDT Jul 16, 2018
2am EDT Jul 16, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 22, 2018
 
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