Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow For the West Coast; Lake Effect Snow in the Great Lakes

A series of Pacific storms will deliver multiple rounds of heavy rain and mountain snow Wednesday into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. There is an elevated concern for flash flooding, mudslides and debris flows near wildfire burn scars in California. A weak storm system will cross the Great Lakes Wednesday with accumulating Lake Effect snow. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Fair

32°F

0°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 21 Nov 2:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Essex CT

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 32. West wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 17. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 17 °F

  • Thanksgiving
    Day

    Thanksgiving Day: Sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 10 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 31.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 32. West wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 17. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thanksgiving Day
Sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Northwest wind around 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 31.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Saturday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Essex CT
 41.36°N 72.4°W (Elev. 92 ft)
9:58 pm EST Nov 20, 2018
3am EST Nov 21, 2018-6pm EST Nov 27, 2018
 
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