Essex, CT

41°21'N 72°23'W
Essex, CT
...A WINTRY MIX OF WEATHER EXPECTED THIS EVENING INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY FOLLOWED BY SNOW ON THE SOUTH COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY... * LOCATIONS...MOST OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND...AWAY FROM THE SOUTH COAST AND THE BERKSHIRES....
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...WINTRY WEATHER TONIGHT AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT... ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING......
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...WINTRY WEATHER TONIGHT AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST WEDNESDAY... * LOCATIONS...THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY...AND MUCH OF INTERIOR SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT....
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...WINTRY WEATHER TONIGHT AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST WEDNESDAY... ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING......
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...WINTRY WEATHER TONIGHT AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST WEDNESDAY... ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING......
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...WINTRY WEATHER TONIGHT AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT... ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING......
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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY... * LOCATIONS...EASTERN NEW YORK AND ADJACENT WESTERN NEW ENGLAND. * HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN. * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 6 INCHES...ALONG WITH UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE....
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Essex, a town on the west bank of the Connecticut River about 5 miles above Saybrook Point, is a major destination for visiting boaters and others seeking to explore this stunning community's maritime connections. Those ties go all the way back to 1814, when Essex gained its claim to fame as being one of the very few American towns to ever be attacked by a foreign power. The British's bloodless attack led to the commandeering of the town and the burning of several ships that were under construction, a testament to the strategic importance of Essex shipbuilders.

In the two centuries since, the maritime industry has continued to flourish in Essex, with the crews at Brewer Dauntless Shipyard becoming much sought-after for their skills in repairing, restoring, and maintaining yachts of all sizes and styles. The town has also become a popular tourist destination, with travelers taking in the authentic fare at the Griswold Inn, sampling the many shops on Main Street, and enjoying the village's old-world charm. Whether you arrive by boat or by car, Essex is a delightful destination for anyone interested in making a deeper connection to America's maritime heritage.