Today will set the sunny standard for southwestern Connecticut right through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

Under bright skies, the daytime high temperature will rise to the upper-70s, with a north wind 8 to 13 mph.

Tonight will be clear, with a low temperature in the mid-50s and a northwest wind around 5 mph.

Tomorrow should be sunny, with a high temperature in the low-80s. Nighttime will be clear, with a low temperature in the mid-60s.

On Friday, it is expected to be sunny again, but hotter, with a high temperature about 90 degrees. Friday night should be mostly clear with a low temperature in the upper-60s.

Saturday should be mostly sunny, with a high temperature in the upper-80s. Partly cloudy conditions take hold Saturday night, with a low temperature in the upper-60s.

The outlook for Sunday, the weather service predicts, is mostly sunny and temperatures about 80 degrees.