Critical Fire Weather Concerns in the Plains; Powerful Storm in the West; Heavy Lake-Effect Snow Downwind of the Great Lakes

Very warm, dry air combined with winds gusting as high as 30 mph will support critical fire weather concerns across the central Plains through this afternoon. In the west, blizzard conditions in the mountains and heavy coastal rain will prevail through the weekend. Hazardous travel is anticipated. Lake-effect snow will develop over the upper parts of Michigan and southeast Lake Ontario today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Hartford, Hartford-Brainard Airport (KHFD)

Lat: 41.74°NLon: 72.65°WElev: 16ft.

Fair

28°F

-2°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.41 in (1029.7 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Feb 9:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Hartford CT

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 45. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain or freezing rain before 7am, then rain showers.  Patchy fog after 2pm. High near 49. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain Likely
    then Showers
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Patchy fog before 8pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. North wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. North wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 45. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
A chance of rain or freezing rain before 7am, then rain showers. Patchy fog after 2pm. High near 49. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog before 8pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. North wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. North wind 8 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind around 8 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southeast wind around 11 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. North wind 14 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Hartford CT
 41.77°N 72.67°W (Elev. 46 ft)
9:54 pm EST Feb 29, 2024
10pm EST Feb 29, 2024-6pm EST Mar 7, 2024
 
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