With showery conditions of the last several days cleared from southwestern Connecticut today, a brisk -- possibly hazardous -- wind will buffet the region for most of the day.

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for today, predicting sustained winds of between 21 and 24 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. The strong winds are expected to begin subsiding after sunset, the NWS says.

Today's high temperature should be in the high-60s under sunny skies.

Tonight should be mostly clear, with a low around 48 degrees. Breezy conditions will continue, with a west wind between 15 and 23 mph.

Tomorrow should be sunny in the earlier part of the day, with clouds increasing later. The high temperature will be near 65 degrees. There will be a west wind between 13 and 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph, the NWS says. Scattered showers are possible overnight with a low temperature around 53.

Monday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 67 degrees. The wind will calm to between 8 and 15 mph, from the west. There is a slight chance of showers ove night as temperatures dip to a low in the upper-40s.

Tuesday is expected to be cloudy, with a high temperature near 60, the weather service predicts.