Fairfield forecast: Nicer, as storm cycle rolls out of region
The unsettled, sometimes stormy, weather of the last several days has cleared from the region, according to the National Weather Service, with sunny and warm skies on tap most of today.
Although a very slight -- 20 percent -- chance of scattered precipitation is possible this afternoon in southwestern Connecticut, the day is expected to be clear with a daytime high temperature in the mid-80s and a light west wind becoming northwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning.
Tonight should be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature about 60 degrees and a north wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tomorrow, however, will be mostly cloudy, with a high temperature in the upper-70s. There is a 20 percent of showers tomorrow night under cloudy skies as the temperature dips to a low of about 60 degrees.
Friday is expected to be mostly cloudy again with a daytime high temperature rising to about 80 degrees and a 20 percent chance of precipitation. The odds of precipitation continue at about 20 percent Friday night as the temperature registers a low in the mid-60s.
Saturday also brings a 20 percent chance of precipitation after 11 a.m. Otherwise, skies will be partly sunny with a high temperature about 80 degrees. Odds of precipitation rise slightly to 30 percent Saturday night as the temperature declines to a low in the mid-50s.
The outlook for Sunday, according to the weather service, is cloudy with a chance of showers and temperatures in the 80s.