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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 [Weekend Planner]

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Fairfield Morning Briefing: Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 [Weekend Planner]

Today is Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. On this day in 1943, American troops secured the Guadalcanal after Japanese troops evacuated, paving the way for other Allied wins in the Solomon Islands.

Famous birthdays include Jules Verne – 1828; James Dean – 1931; John Williams  – 1932; Seth Green – 1974.

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EVENTS & REMINDERS

See the Weekend Events Calendar. Many Friday and Saturday events may be (or already have been) cancelled due to Winter Storm Nemo.

 

FAIRFIELD CINEMAS AT BULLARD SQUARE SHOWTIMES

 

FORECAST as of 11 p.m. on Thursday:

  • Friday: "Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 35. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible."
  • Friday night: "Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 22. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches possible."
  • Saturday: "Snow likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Windy, with a north wind 22 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible."
  • Saturday night: "Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Blustery, with a northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph."
  • Sunday: "Sunny, with a high near 34."
  • Sunday night: "Partly cloudy, with a low around 22."

 

INTERSTATE TRAFFIC CAMS

See also Fairfield Patch’s "Commute” page.

 

TIDES & TIMES

Friday

  • Low tide: 3:07 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 6:56 a.m.
  • High tide: 9:14 a.m.
  • Low tide: 3:46 p.m.
  • Sunset: 5:19 p.m.
  • High tide: 9:45 p.m.

Saturday

  • Low tide: 4:03 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 6:55 a.m.
  • High tide: 10:08 a.m.
  • Low tide: 4:35 p.m.
  • Sunset: 5:20 p.m.
  • High tide: 10:36 p.m.

Sunday

  • Low tide: 4:54 a.m.
  • Sunrise: 6:54 a.m.
  • High tide: 10:58 a.m.
  • Sunset: 5:21 p.m.
  • Low tide: 5:23 p.m.
  • High tide: 11:23 p.m.

 

Forecast obtained from the National Weather Service; tide information obtained from saltwatertides.com (calibrated to Southport Harbor).

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