New Canaan forecast: Occasional storms possible
Published 5:58 am, Monday, June 24, 2013
After a brilliantly sunny and warm first weekend of summer, southwestern Connecticut spins back into an unsettled weather cycle, with isolated storms possible over the next several days.
Today should be partly sunny, according to the National Weather Service, but scattered thunderstorms are possible after 3 p.m. The daytime high temperature will rise to the upper-80s, with a southwest wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph. Chance of daytime precipitation is 20 percent.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible tonight, most likely before 10 p.m. Skies will be cloudy, with a low temperature in the mid-60s. There will be a southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Odds of nighttime precipitation are 20 percent.
Tomorrow, there may be scattered thunderstorms, mainly after 3 p.m., as the temperature rises to a high near 90 degrees. Chance of daytime precipitation is 30 percent.
Tomorrow night there remains a 30 percent chance of Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8 p.m. The nighttime low temperature will be in the upper-60s.
On Wednesday, there is a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Otherwise, skies should be mostly sunny, with a high temperature in the upper-80s. Chance of daytime precipitation is 20 percent. There is a slightly higher chance of precipitation -- 30 percent -- by nighttime as the temperature dips to a low in the upper-60s.
The outlook for Thursday, according to the weather service, is again for a slight chance of storms and temperatures about 80 degrees.