Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.33°NLon: 72.05°WElev: 10ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.0 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Sep 12:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Essex CT

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 57. Light northeast wind.

    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 6 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 13 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 14 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 57. Light northeast wind.
Thursday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Calm wind.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 13 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 14 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Essex CT
 41.36°N 72.37°W (Elev. 7 ft)
10:13 pm EDT Sep 19, 2018
1am EDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm EDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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