Heat Continues For Parts Of Western & Southern U.S. While Monsoon Slowly Begins To Decrease

Another day of dangerous heat is in store for parts of the western and southern U.S. on Tuesday before a cooling trend begins Wednesday. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for northern CA and southwestern OR, while Heat Advisories cover parts of the southern Plains/Lower MS Valley. Meanwhile, monsoon will slowly taper off Tuesday in the Southwest, but isolated heavy rain remains possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Fog/Mist

71°F

22°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 16 Jul 7:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Essex CT

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 65. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 65. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Essex CT
 41.36°N 72.37°W (Elev. 7 ft)
8:00 pm EDT Jul 16, 2018
8pm EDT Jul 16, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 23, 2018
 
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