Fairfield forecast: Rain tapers off, temps rise
Published 6:59 am, Saturday, March 3, 2012
The overnight rain is expected to continue sporadically this morning across southwestern Connecticut before tapering off by midday as temperatures rise to the balmy 50s.
The National Weather Service says there will be patches of fog today before 9 a.m., which will evaporate as the region warms to a daytime high temperature of about 55 degrees. There will be an east wind 6 to 15 mph, then becoming west.
Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low temperature falling to the mid-30s. Winds could be blustery, from the west between 6 and 13 mph, but gusting as high as 31 mph.
Tomorrow, there is a slight chance of showers after noon. Otherwise, skies will be partly sunny, with a high in the upper-40s. There again is a slight chance of showers before midnight under mostly cloudy skies as the temperature registers a low in the upper-20s.
The outlook for Monday, the weather service predicts, is for mostly sunny conditions and a high temperature around 40 degrees.