Fairfield forecast: Unsettled cycle rolls on
Published 6:14 am, Friday, June 28, 2013
Today's forecast is a mirror-image of yesterday's: Isolated storms -- some of them severe -- are possible throughout the day and night, triggering both a flash-flood warning and hazardous- weather outlook from the National Weather Service.
And the potential for scattered storms is pretty much the norm for southwestern Connecticut into early next week.
The flash-flood warning is in effect for the region at least through tonight, according to the NWS, and storms could unleash downpours and gusty winds.
Today, there is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m., skies will be partly cloudy and the daytime high temperature will rise to about 80 degrees.
Tonight, there remains a 60 percent chance of storms as the temperature dips to a low in the mid-60s.
Tomorrow, the unsettled conditions cycle through daytime, with odds of precipitation rated about percent. The high temperature will be about 80 degrees and skies will be cloudy.
Tomorrow night will see a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, as the temperature dips to a low in the mid-60s.
On Sunday, the same: Chance of precipitation is 60 percent, possible severe storms and temperatures rising to about 80 degrees, the NWS says. Overnight storms are also possible, with a low temperature in the mid-60s.
Monday also has a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high temperature about 80 degrees. Overnight odds of precipitation are 50 percent, with a low temperature in the upper-60s.
The outlook for Tuesday, according to the weather service, is cloudy, possible storms and temperatures about 80 degrees.