Fairfield forecast: Sunny, mild day
Today, with sunny skies and relatively mild temperatures, will likely be the nicest day for the rest of the week, according to the National Weather Service.
Under those clear skies, the daytime high temperature in southwestern Connecticut is expected to rise to about 50 degrees, with a west wind 7 to 13 mph.
Tonight, however, there is a slight chance of showers as clouds move in and the temperature drops to a low in the upper-20s. There will be a northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Odds of overnight precipitation are 20 percent, the NWS says.
Tomorrow, skies will be partly cloudy with a high temperature in the upper-30s. It will the breezy, with a northwest wind 11 to 20 mph. Nighttime will also be partly cloudy, with a low temperature in the low-20s.
On Friday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high temperature in the low-40s. Nighttime will be cloudy, with a low temperature about 30 degrees.
There is a chance of rain and snow Saturday before 11 a.m. with cloudy skies and a high temperature in the low-40s. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Saturday night will be partly cloudy, with a low temperature in the mid-20s.
The outlook for Sunday, according to the weather service, is partly sunny and temperatures in the 40s.