Fairfield forecast: Heat spikes in wake of storms
Published 5:43 am, Monday, July 16, 2012
After a pounding from rain and thunderstorms last night, southwestern Connecticut will swelter today under hot and humid skies, according to the National Weather Service.
Patchy fog in parts of the region will clear by 9 a.m., and the daytime high temperature will rise to the low-90s as skies turn mostly sunny. There will be a west wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight should be mostly clear as the temperature dips to about 70 degrees and a southwest wind is clocked around 6 mph.
Tomorrow will be mostly sunny and the temperature will rise to the mid-90s. Tomorrow night will be mostly cloudy, with a low around temperature in the mid-70s.
On Wednesday, there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11 a.m., the NWS says. Skies will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 90 degrees. Overnight, there remains a chance of showers and thunderstorms and the temperature will fall to a low in the upper-60s.
The outlook for Thursday, the weather service predicts, is partly sunny and temperatures in the mid-80s.