Severe Thunderstorms Possible From The Plains To The Great Lakes, Heat Wave To Continue Over The Southern U.S.

Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, isolated tornadoes, and heavy rainfall will be possible through tonight from the central Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast U.S. The heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding. Excessive heat will persist across the southern Plains and Desert Southwest early this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Hartford, Hartford-Brainard Airport (KHFD)

Lat: 41.74°NLon: 72.65°WElev: 16ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 18 Aug 12:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Hartford CT

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Hartford CT
 41.77°N 72.7°W (Elev. 72 ft)
10:11 am EDT Aug 18, 2019
1pm EDT Aug 18, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2019
 
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