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Weather Forecast: Wintry Mix of Freezing Rain, Sleet and Wet Snow Expected Into Saturday for Bethel

Report by Paula Antolini
March 31, 2017 11:25AM EDT

 

Weather Forecast: Wintry Mix of Freezing Rain, Sleet and Wet Snow Expected Into Saturday for Bethel

Hazardous Weather Outlook: The National Weather Service is predicting periods of a wintry mix of rain, and sleet, and possibly some wet snow are expected into early Saturday morning for Bethel.  Little accumulation is expected in most places, but elevations above 750-1000 feet could experience a slushy inch or so of sleet and wet snow with up to a tenth of an inch of ice accumulation.

 

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Detailed Forecast

Today
Rain, possibly mixed with sleet. Patchy fog. High near 37. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. East wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Rain, possibly mixed with sleet. The rain could be heavy at times. Patchy fog. Low around 33. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Northeast wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Rain, mainly before noon. Patchy fog before noon. High near 40. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. North wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind 5 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service New York NY
1045 AM EDT Fri Mar 31 2017

Northern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Northern Middlesex-
Northern New London-Western Passaic-Orange-Putnam-Rockland-
Northern Westchester-
1045 AM EDT Fri Mar 31 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southern Connecticut,
northeastern New Jersey and southeastern New York.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Periods of a wintry mix of rain, and sleet, and possibly some
freezing rain and wet snow, are expected into early Saturday
morning. Little accumulation is expected in most places, but
elevations above 750-1000 ft could experience a slushy inch or so
of sleet and wet snow with up to a tenth of an inch of ice
accumulation.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time that would meet
National Weather Service warning criteria.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed.


This Hazardous Weather Outlook provides a summary of potential
widespread hazardous weather events that may reach NWS warning
criteria. Most long fused NWS watches...warnings and advisories in
effect are highlighted.

Please refer to the latest NWS forecasts for weather not meeting NWS
warning criteria



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