Critical Fire Weather Threats in Southern California; Persistent Heavy Rain in Texas

Strong offshore Santa Ana winds with warm temperatures, dry fuels and low humidity will continue to produce critical fire weather threats across southern California, while elevated concerns stretch into parts of northern California. Meanwhile, heavy to excessive overrunning rain lingers across Texas into the Lower Mississippi Valley with flooding possible to likely in the saturated region. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Fair

51°F

11°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 16 Oct 5:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Essex CT

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. West wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 7 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 48. Wind chill values between 25 and 35 early. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 56.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. West wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 7 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 48. Wind chill values between 25 and 35 early. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 48.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Essex CT
 41.36°N 72.37°W (Elev. 7 ft)
6:33 pm EDT Oct 16, 2018
6pm EDT Oct 16, 2018-6pm EDT Oct 23, 2018
 
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