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New Milford, CT

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Sunrise 6:07AMSunset 7:43PM Monday August 21, 2017 12:01 PM EDT (16:01 UTC) Moonrise 5:50AMMoonset 7:49PM Illumination 0% Phase: New Moon; Moon at 29 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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ANZ335 Long Island Sound West Of New Haven Ct/port Jefferson Ny- 650 Am Edt Mon Aug 21 2017
Today..SW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 5 to 10 kt this afternoon. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight..SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less. Chance of showers and tstms after midnight.
Tue..SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 1 ft or less, then around 2 ft in the afternoon.
Tue night..SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Chance of showers and tstms.
Wed..W winds around 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wed night..N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thu..NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thu night..N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
Fri..NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 ft or less.
Fri night..W winds around 5 kt, becoming N after midnight. Seas 1 ft or less. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.
ANZ300 650 Am Edt Mon Aug 21 2017
Synopsis for the long island waters and new york harbor.. High pressure building into the region through this morning will settle offshore this afternoon. High pressure moves farther offshore tonight into Tuesday. Meanwhile, a cold front will be approaching. The front will pass through on Wednesday, followed by high pressure later this week.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near New Milford, CT
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Area Discussion for - Albany, NY
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Fxus61 kaly 211448
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area forecast discussion
national weather service albany ny
1048 am edt Mon aug 21 2017

Synopsis
High pressure along the mid atlantic coast will bring mainly fair
and hot weather today. There is a slight chance of a passing shower
or thunderstorm this afternoon across the eastern catskills. It will
be hot and muggy on Tuesday, with some afternoon and evening showers
and thunderstorms thanks to a passing cold front. Cooler and less
humid air will move into the region for Wednesday, with dry and cool
conditions expected for the rest of the week.

Near term until 6 pm this evening
As of 10:48 am edt... Surface high pressure, located along the
mid- atlantic coast, is allowing for dry conditions this
morning. There are some passing thin mid and high level clouds
that are streaming into the region from thunderstorms currently
in western ny. These clouds may pose problems for eclipse
viewers this afternoon, especially south of interstate 90.The
time of MAX eclipse at albany is around 2:42 pm edt, with the
peak obscuration around 66 percent. Be sure to protect your eyes
if you plan to view the eclipse and check our social media
outlets for additional info.

8am albany upper air sounding confirms highs reaching into the
mid to upper 80s for many valley areas. Dewpoints have already
crept back into the 60s this morning, so it will start to feel
a little muggy out there.

Latest hrrr suggests a passing shower or thunderstorm is
possible over the eastern catskills later this afternoon. This
was previously covered in the forecast.

Short term 6 pm this evening through Wednesday night
Mainly dry weather is anticipated for tonight, but it will stay
fairly mild and muggy with temps only falling into the mid to
upper 60s.

A strong upper level trough will be digging across ontario on
Tuesday and a surface cold front will be tracking across the
great lakes. Ahead of this boundary, a surface pre-frontal
trough will help get some showers and thunderstorms going across
western new york during the early afternoon hours, and these
will track eastward across our area by later in the afternoon
and through the evening hours.

Ahead of the boundary, the persistent southerly flow will
continue to allow for another warm and humid day, with highs
well into the 80s and dewpoints reaching the mid to upper 60s in
many locations. This should allow for at least a moderate amount
of instability. Models disagree on the exact amount of cape, but
at least 1000-1500 j kg looks to be in place by late in the day
on Tuesday. With the strong upper level dynamics approaching,
0-6 km bulk shear will be reaching around 40 kts, so the
ingredients are coming together for some stronger storms on
Tuesday. One mitigating factor will be that mid-level lapse
rates will be fairly weak (generally 6 deg km or less, but the
combo of instability shear should allow for some storm
organization. The main threat will be gusty winds, but with
pwats reaching around two inches, will also have to watch for
some locally heavy downpours as well.

The storms may linger into the first part of Tuesday night, but
should be ending from west to east as the front crosses the
area, as lows fall into the 60s.

On Wednesday, dewpoints will be falling during the day, as much
cooler and drier air moves into the area. Highs will generally
be in the 70s with a partly sunny sky. There still may be a
lingering shower due to the passing upper level trough, but most
areas should be dry. Skies should continue to clear out by
Wednesday night, as lows fall into the upper 40s to upper 50s,
as high pressure builds into the area.

Long term Thursday through Sunday
Extended period of fair weather with slightly below normal
temperatures.

An upper level short wave trough and a secondary front are expected
to swing through Thursday triggering isolated to scattered showers
mainly across the higher terrain. Then cool canadian high pressure
shifts southward and expand across the great lakes region and the
northeast over the weekend. An upper level trough will remain over
region however heights are expected gradually rise as the trough
weakens.

Temperatures are expected to run around 5 degrees below normal with
highs in the mid 60s to upper 70s and lows in mid 40s to mid 50s.

Cooler readings are expected across the higher terrain of the
western adirondacks, eastern catskills and southern green mountains
of vermont. Humidity levels will be comfortable with dew points
forecast to only be in the 40s and 50s.

Aviation 15z Monday through Friday
High pressure will bring mainlyVFR conditions today after the
fog lifts or burns off. Skies will be partly cloudy with some
cumulus and high cirrus clouds moving across the region. With
the surface ridge shifting offshore today a southerly flow will
develop and dew points will be on the rise so fog is expected to
develop again overnight as winds become calm with MVFR at kalb
and kpou, and ifr at kgfl and kpsf.

A south-southwest flow will develop with some gusts into the
mid teens at kalb in the afternoon. Winds will diminish late
in the day into the evening becoming light variable to calm for
the overnight. South to southwest winds expected again on
Tuesday at 10-20 kts.

Outlook...

Tuesday: moderate operational impact. Chance of shra... Tsra.

Tuesday night: high operational impact. Likely shra... Tsra.

Wednesday: no operational impact. No sig wx.

Wednesday night: no operational impact. No sig wx.

Thursday: no operational impact. No sig wx.

Thursday night: no operational impact. No sig wx.

Friday: no operational impact. No sig wx.

Fire weather
After some patchy fog this morning, min rh today will be 45 to
55 percent with a mostly sunny sky. South to southwest winds
will be 5 to 15 mph. Most areas will see some showers or
thunderstorms tomorrow thanks to a cold front, mainly late in
the day. Min rh on Tuesday will only be 50 to 60 percent with
south winds at 5 to 15 mph.

Hydrology
Dry weather is expected today into most of tonight across the
region. An approaching cold front will allow for showers and
thunderstorms on Tuesday, mainly during the afternoon and
evening hours. Any thunderstorm will be capable of producing
locally heavy downpours. Although flash flooding is not
anticipated, locally heavy rainfall may result in minor flooding
of urban, poor drainage and low lying areas. Behind this
frontal system, mainly dry weather is expected for the rest of
the week.

Basin average rainfall on Tuesday will generally be around a
half inch, although point totals may be higher. This rainfall
will only allow for very minor rises on rivers and streams.

River and stream levels should quickly recede by Wednesday and
then remain steady for the rest of the week.

For details on specific area rivers and lakes, including
observed and forecast river stages and lake elevations, please
visit the advanced hydrologic prediction service AHPS graphs
on our website.

Equipment
The kenx radar is expected to be out of service at least until
Friday, august 25th.

Aly watches warnings advisories
Ct... None.

Ny... None.

Ma... None.

Vt... None.

Synopsis... Snd
near term... Snd
short term... Snd frugis
long term... Iaa
aviation... Snd
fire weather... Frugis
hydrology... Frugis
equipment...



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
BRHC3 - 8467150 - Bridgeport, CT 31 mi50 min SSW 6 G 7 79°F 74°F1021.6 hPa
NWHC3 - 8465705 - New Haven, CT 34 mi44 min SW 8 G 8.9 74°F 76°F1022.4 hPa
ANMN6 - Hudson River Reserve, NY 40 mi92 min 1021 hPa

Wind History for Bridgeport, CT
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Danbury, Danbury Municipal Airport, CT15 mi69 minWSW 710.00 miFair78°F64°F64%1022.7 hPa
Oxford, Waterbury-Oxford Airport, CT16 mi71 minVar 410.00 miFair76°F64°F69%1024 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Shelton, Housatonic River, Connecticut
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Shelton
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Mon -- 12:37 AM EDT     5.91 feet High Tide
Mon -- 05:48 AM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 06:07 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 08:09 AM EDT     -0.48 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 01:07 PM EDT     5.57 feet High Tide
Mon -- 02:31 PM EDT     New Moon
Mon -- 07:42 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 07:47 PM EDT     Moonset
Mon -- 08:28 PM EDT     -0.31 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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5.75.95.44.43.320.8-0.1-0.5-01.43.24.85.65.44.63.62.51.30.3-0.2-0.112.8

Tide / Current Tables for Long Hill, Housatonic River, Connecticut
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Long Hill
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Mon -- 05:49 AM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 06:07 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 06:41 AM EDT     -0.55 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 12:15 PM EDT     7.86 feet High Tide
Mon -- 02:31 PM EDT     New Moon
Mon -- 06:57 PM EDT     -0.31 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 07:42 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 07:47 PM EDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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8.37.66.24.42.50.8-0.3-0.50.62.64.86.87.87.66.54.93.11.40.1-0.30.42.34.56.7

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