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Westport weather: A scrambled Easter weekend forecast

Published 7:04 am, Saturday, March 30, 2013
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The weather forecast for this Easter weekend in southwestern Connecticut is scrambled.

The National Weather Service says that today will be sunny and warm, while showers cloud the outlook for tomorrow.

Under sunny skies today, the daytime high temperature will rise to the upper-50s, with a northwest wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the morning.

Tonight should be mostly clear, with a low temperature in the mid-30s. and a west wind around 6 mph.

Easter Sunday is expected to be partly cloudy early, with the cloud cover increasing throughout the day and rain likely after 4 p.m. The daytime high temperature will be in the mid-50s, with a southeast wind. Chance of afternoon precipitation is 60 percent, the NWS says.

Rain is expected to keep falling Sunday night, as the temperature dips to a low in the upper-30s, with an east wind around 6 mph. Odds of nighttime precipitation are 80 percent.

On Monday, there is a 20 percent chance of showers after 1 p.m. Otherwise, skies will be partly sunny, with a high temperature in the mid-50s. Nighttime could bring a mix of rain and snow showers as the temperature registers a low in the low-30s. Chance of overnight precipitation is 30 percent.

Tuesday should be mostly sunny, with a high temperature about 45 degrees. Night skies will be mostly clear, with a low temperature about 30 degrees.

The outlook for Wednesday, according to the weather service, is sunny and temperatures in the 40s.