Halloween Weather Looks Scary in Greater Danbury With Heavy Rain + Wind
This year, your kids' Halloween costumes should probably include rain gear and an umbrella, because we're in for some wet weather on Thursday.
The Halloween forecast is calling for some heavy rain and windy conditions. According to the National Weather Service, a complex system will be heading our way and bringing us some heavy rainfall during the day on Thursday and into Thursday night. Wind gusts could be as high as 35 to 40 miles per hour, especially by the Connecticut coast.
With the bad weather in the forecast, some towns, like Naugatuck, are actually considering postponing trick-or-treating until Saturday.
The National Weather Service is reporting that up to an inch of rain is forecast on Thursday depending on the track of the storm, but right now the chance of precipitation stands at 100%.
Here's a look at the predicted conditions for Trick or Treating on Thursday:
Here's your official NWS forecast for the next few days:
Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Halloween: Showers. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 67. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.