Heavy Rain and Snowmelt Threatens Flooding in Southeast and Mid-Atlantic; Strong Cold Front Presses Across the Northwest

A southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rain from the Southeast to the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday with a secondary heavy rain threat area from the Lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. Out West, a strong cold front will continue rain, mountain snow and gusty winds into Saturday morning. Another front will bring more unsettled weather to the region by Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hartford, Hartford-Brainard Airport (KHFD)

Lat: 41.74°NLon: 72.65°WElev: 16ft.

Overcast

43°F

6°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 15 Dec 4:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Hartford CT

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A chance of showers.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of sleet, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Sleet

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sleet likely before 8am, then rain.  High near 37. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.

    Rain/Sleet
    Likely then
    Rain

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain and snow likely before 4am, then a chance of rain between 4am and 5am, then a chance of drizzle after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 32 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 40. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of sleet, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
Sunday
Sleet likely before 8am, then rain. High near 37. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow likely before 4am, then a chance of rain between 4am and 5am, then a chance of drizzle after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 39. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Light southwest wind.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Light southwest wind.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 48. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Hartford CT
 41.77°N 72.7°W (Elev. 72 ft)
4:39 am EST Dec 15, 2018
5am EST Dec 15, 2018-6pm EST Dec 21, 2018
 
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