Fairfield forecast: Wet, warm day
Published 6:19 am, Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Rain, which could be heavy at times, is expected to fall periodically today across southwestern Connecticut, according to the National Weather Service.
The daytime high temperature will rise to the low-50s, with a south wind 7 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent, according to the weather service, with new precipitation amounts between three-quarters and 1 inch possible.
Showers are also expected tonight, mainly before 9 p.m., with patchy fog possible. The temperature will dip to a low in the low-30s, with a light and variable wind becoming north 6 to 11 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.
Tomorrow, there is a 30 percent chance of showers after 2 p.m. Otherwise, the day is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high temperature near 50 degrees, the NWS says. At night, there is a 20 percent chance of showers before 10 p.m., with a low temperature about 30 degrees.
Thursday should be partly sunny, with a high temperature about 40 degrees. Nighttime will be partly cloudy, with a low temperature in the mid-20s.
Friday is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high temperature in the low-40s. Night skies will be partly cloudy, with a low temperature about 30 degrees.
The outlook for Saturday, according to the weather service, is for possible rain and snow, with temperatures in the 40s.