Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

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Current conditions at

Hartford, Hartford-Brainard Airport (KHFD)

Lat: 41.74°NLon: 72.65°WElev: 16ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 6:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Hartford CT

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Hartford CT
 41.77°N 72.7°W (Elev. 72 ft)
3:36 am EDT Aug 20, 2019
6am EDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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