New Canaan's Sunday forecast: Spring gone with the wind, snow looms
Published 7:00 am, Sunday, February 20, 2011
The frigid winds that buffeted the region yesterday have calmed today, but the strong gusts also blew away the false sense of spring that the region enjoyed Friday,
The National Weather Service says that the daytime high temperature today will scarcely climb above the freezing mark -- at about 34 degrees -- a trend that will hold over the next several days.
And under increasing clouds, there is a likelihood of light snow overnight. The snow is expected to start falling after midnight, with possible accumulation of 1 to 3 inches before it ends sometime tomorrow morning.
For the President's Day holiday, the NWS says that by midday the snow should change to rain and the high temperature will rise to about 37. There will be a north wind between 9 and 13 mph. Nighttime temperatures will fall to into the mid-teens and blustery winds will register between 15 and 21 mph.
Tuesday should be sunny, with a high temperature near 28 degrees. The blustery north wind will be clocked at around 22 mph.
Wednesday will also be sunny, according to the weather service, but warmer, with a daytime high near 34.