Technical discussion: Heavy rain is on the style for Thanksgiving!

9:00 PM update…

it is a extremely quiet Wednesday evening!  There aren’t any showers in the state at the moment.  The sky is typically cloudy, but the moon is seen in many elements of the state.  Temperatures range from the higher 30s to the lessen 50s.  The temperature is 39 degrees in Winsted, East Granby, and West Hartford.  it’s forty one levels in Hartford, forty five levels in New Haven, forty six degrees in Waterbury, and 52 degrees in Groton.  Many locations are reporting  calm situations.  In different areas, there’s a light south-southwesterly breeze.

We nevertheless are expecting showers to become more widespread in a single day, and temperatures will are likely to upward thrust earlier than first light.

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a couple of showers are possible this evening, but the main event will get underway later tonight. That’s when showers will develop into more widespread and in the community heavier. Lows tonight might be in the higher 30s and 40s, however temperatures will upward thrust in a single day, and that they’ll latitude from forty five-fifty five (from north to south) through first light.


A susceptible storm will stream eastward along a frontal boundary on Thanksgiving Day. The middle of this gadget will song very close to Connecticut via tomorrow night. it will have quite a lot of moisture to work with. The influence might be periods of rain that can be heavy at times. You might even hear some thunder in view that there should be just ample instability for a number of thunderstorms to ensue. There should be areas of fog too. Temperatures will enormously rely upon the exact position of the warm entrance. we’re forecasting highs in the 50s for many of the state, however temperatures might stay within the 40s in some valley places in Northern Connecticut. In Southern Connecticut, temperatures could reach or exceed 60 levels.

Rain will conclusion day after today evening. That’s when low power will flow out to sea to the east of new England. The sky will turn into partly cloudy, and temperatures will drop to near forty by means of first light Friday. Rainfall totals will latitude from 1-2” throughout an awful lot of the state.


The conclusion of the week might be tons enhanced. There could be some patchy fog Friday morning, then we will are expecting a partly sky. due to the fact that cold air will lag in the back of departing low power, Friday may be unseasonably mild with highs in the 50s and lower 60s! The common, or ordinary, high for November twenty seventh is forty seven degrees for the more suitable Hartford area.


whereas the weekend will be cooler than Friday, it’s going to nevertheless be rather pleasant for late November. Highs Saturday and Sunday might be in the upper 40s and 50s. The low Saturday nighttime will range from 30-35. a chilly front might produce a passing bathe on Saturday, however I actually wouldn’t change any outside plans you might also have. many of the weekend might be dry. Saturday will feature a mix of clouds and sunshine. Sunday may still be often sunny.

next WEEK…

one more storm system could deliver a major rainfall to the state early next week. It now looks like rain will arrive by means of late Monday afternoon. Highs could be within the low and core 50s, and an easterly wind will boost in electricity all the way through the day. The rain could be heavy now and then Monday night.

This storm will be sluggish relocating. Some fashions are suggesting a reduce-off low will boost over the eastern united states. therefore, extra rain is probably going on Tuesday, and it will be breezy (perhaps windy). Highs may still be within the low and middle 50s.

Rain, or at the least just a few showers, might potentially linger into Wednesday. This storm will be capable of producing a number of inches of rain over the lengthy haul, and there could be some flooding concerns. We’ll preserve you up-to-date!

Chief Meteorologist Bruce DePrest


NOVEMBER’S record heat…

records begun to fall over the first full weekend of the month. On Saturday the 7th, a checklist excessive become set for the more suitable Hartford area when the temperature reached seventy nine levels. The outdated checklist become 74 levels, set in 1975. We additionally set a checklist in Bridgeport with a high of 69 degrees. The old checklist turned into 68 levels, set in 1965.

On Sunday, we set a new extreme temperature record for Bridgeport at seventy two degrees. The outdated record for November eighth became 71 degrees, set in 1975. We did not destroy the extreme temperature for the stronger Hartford enviornment, but is was shut at 75 levels! The standing list for November 8th is seventy seven levels, set in 1975.

Highs have been within the 70s again on Monday, however no records were tied or damaged.

Tuesday, a different record was set for the stronger Hartford enviornment when the temperature reached seventy seven levels. The old record for November tenth become seventy six degrees, which turned into set a long time in the past, in 1931. Bridgeport’s high of 70 degrees also centered a new record. The old listing became sixty nine degrees, set in 1977.

despite lots of clouds Wednesday, the extreme temperature for the greater Hartford enviornment turned into a listing breaking 72 degrees. The outdated record for November eleventh turned into sixty nine levels, set in 1977. Bridgeport’s excessive of sixty six degrees turned into not a list. The listing is still sixty nine degrees, which changed into also set in 1977 and in the past in 1949.

For the Hartford area, the temperature reached the 70s on 7 consecutive days, and that is a November record! just before this November, the old list was four consecutive days with highs in the 70s in 1975 and in 2015. that is quite dazzling for those who trust authentic statistics date returned to 1905, 115 years ago!


all through November, the usual excessive drops from fifty seven degrees on the 1st to forty six levels on the thirtieth. The usual low goes from 37 levels to 29 degrees over the 30-day period. On common, we get three.89” of rain and a pair of.0” of snow.

The warmest temperature on checklist for November is eighty three levels, and that took place on November 2, 1950. The coldest temperature on listing is 1 degree above zero and that came about on November 24, 1989. The wettest November changed into in 1972 once we had 8.fifty three” of rain. The snowiest November turned into in 1938 after we had 15.6” of snow.

throughout the month November, we lose an further 58 minutes of sunlight hours. sunlight hours Saving Time ends on the first Sunday of the month.


October went into the record books as a mild, moist, and snowy month! The commonplace temperature at Bradley international Airport become fifty four.1 levels, which is 2.0 degrees above the 30-12 months general. We had just a few massive rain hobbies in October and the grand complete become 6.09”. that’s 1.72” above standard. The considerable rainfall became just what we vital given the continued drought!

We also had 2.0” of snow on the thirtieth. It was a listing blizzard for that date, plus it made this October the 2nd snowiest on listing! In 1st region, of course, is October 2011. That’s when iciness Storm Alfred dumped 12.three” of heavy, moist snow on Windsor Locks. There have most effective been 6 days during the month of October that have had measurable snowfall due to the fact statistics begun in 1905 (improved Hartford enviornment).

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