New Canaan forecast: Sunny today, but 4th could be stormy
Published 5:18 am, Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Today should be sunny and warm, but Mother Nature may have "fireworks" of her own that could disrupt traditional Independence Day sky shows across the region celebrating the holiday tomorrow.
Skies will be sunny today, according to the National Weather Service, with a daytime high temperature in the upper-80s and a west wind 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight as clouds move in and the temperature dips to the low-60s. There will be a south wind 5 to 8 mph.
The Fourth of July is likely to be buffeted by showers and thunderstorms, with some storms triggering downpours and gusty winds, the NWS warns. The holiday skies will be mostly cloudy as the temperature rises to a high in the upper-80s.
More showers and thunderstorms are possible tomorrow night mainly before 9 p.m. as temperature dip to about 70 degrees.
Thursday should be sunny with a high temperature in the upper-80s. Nighttime will be mostly clear with a low temperature about 70 degrees.
The outlook for Friday, the weather service says, is sunny and temperatures in the high-80s.