Fairfield forecast: A stretch of showers likely
Published 6:13 am, Wednesday, August 7, 2013
The nice weather of the last several days is expected to be washed away by overnight rain, as unsettled weather settles over southwestern Connecticut through Saturday.
Skies will be partly cloudy today, according to the National Weather Service, as the daytime high temperature climbs into the upper-70s. There will be a southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight will be cloudy, with patches of fog, with the odds of showers and thunderstorms pegged at 60 percent by the NWS. The temperature will dip to a low in the mid-60s, with a south wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tomorrow, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, as skies remain cloudy and the temperature peaks in the upper-70s. Nighttime brings a 60 percent chance of precipitation as the temperature registers a low of about 70 degrees.
On Friday, there remains a 60 percent chance of precipitation with a high temperature about 80 degrees. The same likelihood of rain and possible thunderstorms remains at night as the temperature declines to about 70 degrees.
Saturday should see some clearing by midday, although showers are possible in the morning. Otherwise, the inclement weather is expected to give way to partly sunny skies and temperatures reaching a high in the low-80s. Nighttime skies will be partly cloudy, with a low temperature in the mid-60s.
The outlook for Sunday, according to the weather service, is sunny and temperatures about 80 degrees.