Massive Heat Wave; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

A massive heat wave is consuming much of the Midwest into the Southern tier of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. These dangerous conditions will likely persist through Thursday as widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect. North and east of the heat and area of high pressure, thunderstorms with damaging and severe winds, large hail and heavy rain are likely. Read More >

Current conditions at

Hartford, Hartford-Brainard Airport (KHFD)

Lat: 41.74°NLon: 72.65°WElev: 16ft.

Overcast

76°F

24°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 5 Jul 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Hartford CT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light northeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82. North wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers likely before 11pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 11pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Light northeast wind.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers before 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 82. North wind around 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81. North wind around 6 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Hartford CT
 41.77°N 72.67°W (Elev. 46 ft)
3:24 pm EDT Jul 5, 2022
5pm EDT Jul 5, 2022-6pm EDT Jul 12, 2022
 
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