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Hartford, CT, United States

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Scattered storms, showers throughout Saturday morning; Sunny and cooler Sunday

Showers and thunderstorms with torrential rain, local flooding, lots of lightning, hail, and gusty winds this morning, but turning much better for the afternoon. Humidity decreases late today, and tonight. You can turn the air conditioners off as temps drop into the 50's. → Read More

Humid with temps in the 80s; tracking afternoon thunderstorms

Classic summer weather continues Thursday and Friday with hazy sun, humid air and highs in the 80s. Each afternoon, scattered thunderstorms are possible but they will be less numerous than they were today (Wednesday). → Read More

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for all of Connecticut

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for parts of the state while some parts of the state are under Severe Thunderstorm warnings. The humidity will finally drop on Friday with a cooler northeasterly wind. A few lingering showers are likely as well. → Read More

Severe thunderstorm warning for Hartford, Litchfield counties issued for Monday afternoon

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for Monday afternoon and a Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Hartford and Litchfield counties in northern Connecticut. That means severe weather is possible during that time frame. → Read More

Cloudy and cool with periods of rain and drizzle

An unsettled weather pattern is not over yet, so keep that umbrella nearby. You may also reach for a light jacket in the coming days. Clouds will increase tonight with showers developing Thursday morning. → Read More

Morning showers, then partly sunny this afternoon

Some rain this morning may have you reaching for the umbrella, especially in southeastern CT as a storm passes off the coast of Cape Cod. It’ll be cloudy and somewhat cool as this rain falls, and then we’re looking forward to a bit of sunshine this afternoon. Temperatures will be in the 70 degree range as that sun comes out. → Read More

Partly sunny on Tuesday, with temperatures in the 70s

Scattered showers will continue Tuesday morning. The rest of the day looks dry with a mix of sun and clouds and highs in the low to mid 70s. If we can see more sunshine, upper 70s are possible. Another fast moving system will bring the chance for showers Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. → Read More

More record-breaking heat possible for today

It’s almost like we skipped right over May and went straight to mid-July! Yesterday we reached 94 degrees, which broke the old record of 93 from 1977. → Read More

Summer-like temperatures with a high near 90 today

Temperatures will rise to some impressive levels today, with highs near 90 degrees for several inland towns! It will also start to feel more humid by afternoon. The shoreline will stay cooler in the upper 70s. We’ll have sunshine with a few more passing clouds in the afternoon. → Read More

Sunny and warm over the next few days

We got the rain out the way, we got the wind out of the way, and, after almost two weeks of chilly temps, we’ve got the cold air out of the way. Now, a big warming trend is commencing, with high temperatures Tuesday, under sunny skies, in the mid 70s. → Read More

Morning clouds will thin out this afternoon

The same storm that brought us heavy rain on Saturday is sending us a few showers this morning, as it stalled over northern New England. Lots of clouds in the morning will slowly thin out for the afternoon. → Read More

Brighter, drier and milder over the next few days

After a stretch of cooler days will scattered showers the weather will get a little brighter, a little milder and drier over the next couple of days. Wednesday and Thursday will be partly cloudy with highs in the upper 50s-low 60s (which is still below average). → Read More

Cloudy with showers, not as windy, Tuesday

Yesterday was on the chilly side, not really feeling like May 8th. Unfortunately for those of you that want some warm weather, we have a similar day cued up for today. Expect mostly cloudy skies and the chance for a passing shower but it will not be as windy (so at least there’s that). → Read More

A cool dry start, chance for afternoon showers

Monday starts dry, but by afternoon, a chance for a few scattered showers. We’ll see this again for Tuesday, and as the week dries out, the temperatures will remain cool. Mother’s Day is next weekend, and we’re concerned with a bigger chance for rain then. → Read More

A wet and windy Friday, with heavier rain in the afternoon

Friday will be wet and windy. Showers will develop in the morning. We don’t anticipate any big issues for the morning commute with scattered light showers in the area. Then as the morning progresses, rain will become steadier and heavy at times by lunch. → Read More

Warm and sunny Thursday, heavy rain on Friday

It will be a much calmer Thursday with morning sunshine that will fade behind afternoon clouds as a slow-moving, massive East Coast storm approaches. Friday will be wet and windy. Showers will develop in the morning with a steady, and at times heavier, rain for the afternoon and evening. → Read More

Cool today with a high near 60, gusty winds remain

Wednesday and Thursday look dry with lots of sun and highs in the low to middle 60s. Then all eyes will be on a powerful storm for the last day of the work week. A soaking rain is likely on Friday with up to 1"-2" possible. Showers will linger into this weekend as well. → Read More

Showers and thunderstorms possible Tuesday morning

There is a chance for an isolated thunderstorm Tuesday morning but not every town will see one. Then clouds will break for sun and Tuesday afternoon will be mild and breezy with highs in the low 70s inland, upper 60s for the shoreline. Winds will blow out of the west at 15 to 30 miles an hour. → Read More

Warm and sunny on Monday, near 70 degrees

We’ll start the month of May with the same April-like showers we’ve seen so many of, that should be producing lots of great flowers during the month! Some light drizzle overnight cleared out before dawn, and the clouds will slowly clear out this afternoon, with partly cloudy skies la... → Read More

Temperatures to climb near 80 Friday afternoon

It’s still a bit wet out there this morning, with showers around the area, but we’ll tend to dry out as the day goes on, and the sun will finally come out! It’ll be a summer-like day today with highs in the 70s to around 80 inland, and around 70 along the shoreline. → Read More