New Canaan forecast: Nice today, sketchy later
Published 6:15 am, Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Enjoy it while you can.
Today may be the last pleasant day of the week in southwestern Connecticut, according to the National Weather Service.
While today's skies should be clear and warm, tomorrow is the first in a string of days through Saturday with fairly strong odds of precipitation, the NWS says.
Under today's sunny skies, the daytime high temperature should rise to the upper-70s, with a southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low temperature about 60 degrees and a south wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tomorrow, should be partly sunny with a high temperature in the upper-70s, but there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.
By tomorrow night, the odds of precipitation rise to about 60 percent, the NWS says, as the overnight low temperature dips to the mid-60s.
On Thursday, there is a 60 percent daytime chance of precipitation as the temperature rises to a high in the upper-70s. There is a 50 percent chance of nighttime precipitation as the temperature declines to a low in the upper-60s.
Friday brings a 50 percent chance of daytime showers and thunderstorms with cloudy skies and temperatures about 80 degrees. There remains a 50 percent chance of precipitation Friday night, as the temperature registers a low of about 70 degrees.
The outlook for Saturday, according to the weather service, is partly sunny, temperatures in the 80s and possible rain.