Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Meriden, Meriden Markham Municipal Airport (KMMK)

Lat: 41.51°NLon: 72.83°WElev: 102ft.

Fog/Mist

8°C

47°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NW 9 km/h
Barometer 1016.9 mb (30.03 in)
Dewpoint 7°C (44°F)
Visibility 6 km
Wind Chill7°C (44°F)
Last update 3 Mar 12:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Portland CT

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 7. North wind around 10 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 7 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. North wind 13 to 18 km/h.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 16 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. North wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 7 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 km/h in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 15 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of light rain before 1am, then a chance of rain after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 7. East wind 5 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 7 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 11. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 11 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 8 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 15.

    Chance Rain

    High: 15 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 8 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of rain. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 7. North wind around 10 km/h.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. North wind 13 to 18 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. North wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 km/h in the morning.
Monday Night
A slight chance of light rain before 1am, then a chance of rain after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 7. East wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 11. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 8.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 15.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 8. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 8. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 9.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 10.
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Point Forecast:
Portland CT
 41.57°N 72.62°W (Elev. 3 m)
10:14 pm EST Mar 2, 2024
1am EST Mar 3, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024
 
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