Fairfield forecast: Bright start to week before showers fall
Published 6:33 am, Monday, March 11, 2013
The work week starts on a partly sunny and fairly warm note in southwestern Connecticut before taking a showery turn overnight.
Today's daytime high temperature will rise to about 50 degrees, according to the National Weather Service, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Scattered showers and patchy fog are possible overnight -- most likely after midnight -- as skies cloud over and the temperature dips to a low of about 40 degrees. There will be a southeast wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.
Tomorrow, more showers are expected to continue in the morning, as the high temperature registers in the low-50s. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent, the NWS says.
Scattered showers are possible before midnight, with a low temperature in the mid-30s. Odds of precipitation are 50 percent.
On Wednesday, although there is a 30 percent chance of precipitation after noon, most of the day should be sunny as the temperature rises to a high of about 50 degrees. It will also be breezy, with a west wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Nighttime will be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature in the upper-20s.
Thursday should be partly sunny, with a high temperature in the low-40s. Night skies turn partly cloudy, with a low temperature in the mid-20s.
The outlook for Friday, according to the weather service, is sunny and temperatures in the 40s.