Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding Threats Continue Saturday in the Plains and Midwest; Hot Holiday for the Southeast

Another day with severe storms, some significant with very large hail and tornadoes, and very heavy rain are expected through Saturday across the Plains and Midwest. In the Ohio Valley, isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail is possible. Heavy rain may produce flooding for the interior Northeast and in the northern California mountains. Building heat wave in the Southeast Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.2 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 10:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Essex CT

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 82. West wind around 8 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Calm wind.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 82. West wind around 8 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Essex CT
 41.36°N 72.37°W (Elev. 7 ft)
8:50 pm EDT May 24, 2019
11pm EDT May 24, 2019-6pm EDT May 31, 2019
 
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