Westport weather: A sunny, chilly 'spring' day
Published 7:34 am, Saturday, March 23, 2013
A spring-like feel to this fourth day of the season continues to elude southwestern Connecticut.
Even though skies will be mostly sunny, temperatures will rise to a high only in the low-40s, according to the National Weather Service, and will feel even chillier because of the breezy conditions. The northwest wind will be clocked at 9 to 14 mph increasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon -- and gusts could be as high as 33 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low temperature in the mid-20s and a northwest wind 8 to 13 mph.
Tomorrow should be sunny with a high temperature in the mid-40s.
Snow is possible overnight tomorrow as clouds turn cloudy and the temperature falls to a low about 30 degrees. Chance of overnight precipitation is 30 percent.
On Monday, snow is likely -- mainly after 8 a.m. -- the NWS says, with a high temperature in the mid-30s and an east wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of daytime precipitation is 60 percent.
Snow is expected to continue Monday night, with a low temperature in the upper-20s. Chance of nighttime precipitation is 70 percent.
Tuesday will be partly sunny, with a high temperature in the mid-40s. Nighttime will be partly cloudy, with a low temperature about 30 degrees.
The outlook for Wednesday, according to the weather service, is sunny and temperatures in the 40s.