Fairfield forecast: warmer & windy Valentine's Day
Published 4:42 am, Monday, February 14, 2011
Valentine's Day promises to warmer but fairly windy, according to the National Weather Service forecast for southwestern Connecticut.
Skies across the region today should be partly sunny, with a daytime high temperature near 48 degrees, the NWS says. There will be a west wind between 15 and 22 mph, with gusts clocked as high as 34 mph.
Tonight should be clear, with a low around 25. But the west wind will increase in velocity of between 24 and 29 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.
Tomorrow will be sunny, but the high temperature is likely to reach only the freezing mark. It will be sunny, with a high near 31. It will still be windy, according to the weather service, with a north wind between 18 and 28 mph. The nighttime low will be around 25, but the wind will calm to between 8 and 11 mph.
Wednesday should also be sunny, with a high near 45 degrees. The wind may be blustery again, with gusts clocked as high as 24 mph.
There is more sun in the forecast for Thursday with 48 degrees as the daytime high.