Fairfield weather: 2011 starts sunny, rain tonight
This first day of 2011 in southwestern Connecticut will dawn under partly sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service, but clouds develop later and the day could end on a wet note.
The daytime high temperature will be in the upper-40s, and there will be a slight wind out of the southwest around 5 mph.
Showers are likely tonight, the NWS says, mainly between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m. There also could be patchy fog, with a nighttime low of about 37 degrees.
Tomorrow there is a slight chance of showers before 9 a.m., but the day is expected to clear. Under mostly sunny skies, the daytime high is expected to be about 45. A west wind is likely to be clocked between 8 and 10 mph. The nighttime low should be in the upper-20s.
Monday should be sunny, with a high near 35. There will be a west wind between 10 and 14 mph.
And Tuesday is predicted to be about the same, with sun and a high temperature of about 40 degrees.