THIS EVENING, TONIGHT…

After reaching the mid-70s in many communities, temperatures this evening drop into the 60s under a mainly clear sky.  Overnight, they’ll bottom out in the upper 40s inland and in the lower 50s at the shoreline.  That’s quite cool, in fact about 10 degrees below average for mid-June! 

THE REST OF THE WEEK…

If you enjoyed today’s weather, we’re in for more of the same tomorrow!  After that chillier start, temperatures this afternoon rebound to between 75 and 80.  We’ll see plenty of sunshine; and again, it will be quite comfortable with low humidity. 

Friday, we’ll end the week on a warmer note as temperatures head back to 80 higher, away from the Sound.  Fortunately, the humidity stays low under a mostly sunny sky. 

THE WEEKEND…

The gorgeous stretch of weather won’t last past Friday.  While not a washout, some rain will be possible Saturday.  In advance of a cold front, scattered showers are possible in the morning.  As the front moves through later in the day, more rain is possible with perhaps some rumbles of thunder.  Otherwise, it will be partly cloudy and noticeably muggier.  High temperatures will be a factor of how much sunshine we see, right now we’re forecasting highs in the mid-80s, but it’s possible that 90 could be achieved inland. Timing is on our side for Father’s Day as high pressure builds into the region over the second half of the weekend.  We’re still forecasting highs well into the 80s with a brighter sky and lower humidity.  Sunday also marks the official beginning of the summer season, with the solstice at 11:32pm.  Overall, a very summer-like weekend is on tap! 

NEXT WEEK…

Monday, while there could be an isolated afternoon thunderstorm, appears to be primarily dry.  It will otherwise be hot and humid, for the first full day of the summer season, as temperatures reach or even exceed 90 inland!  Tuesday will be warm and muggy with highs in the 80s, but there will be an increasing chance for rain/storms as a cold front heads into the region.  Behind the front, highs Wednesday will be back in the 70s.

Meteorologist Mark Dixon 

 

THE FIRST HEAT WAVE OF 2021…

The first heat wave of the year lasted 5 days, lasting from June 5th to the 9th … chronologically, at Bradley International Airport, the highs were 92, 94, 95, 92 and 90.  For the Greater Hartford Area, no records were tied or broken during the heat wave.  However, at Bridgeport the high of 86 on Saturday, the 5th, tied the record that was originally set in 1953.  The high of 93 degrees on Sunday, the 6th, shattered the previous record of 88 degrees that was set last year.

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elimark1

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thayes

It looks like two trees fell on Rainbow Road in Windsor, one of them on a car. I haven’t heard of any injuries. The car looks to be totaled.

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