The weekend, other than a very slight chance of scattered precipitation Sunday, promises to be a showcase for sunny and warm late-summer weather.
The fine weather today mirrors the pleasant conditions that southwestern Connecticut has enjoyed for the last several days -- clear skies, bright sunshine and a daytime high temperature rising to the upper-70s, according to the National Weather Service. There will be a wind from the northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low temperature about 60 degrees and a south wind around 5 mph.
Tomorrow, there is 20 percent chance of daytime precipitation, while skies turn partly cloudy and the high temperature registers in the mid-70s. There remains a 20 percent chance of precipitation tomorrow night, as the temperature dips to a low of about 60 degrees.
Monday should be partly sunny, with a high temperature about 80 degrees. Nighttime will be partly cloudy, with a low temperature about 65 degrees.
Tuesday will be mostly sunny, with a high temperature in the low-80s. Tuesday night will be partly cloudy, with a low temperature in the mid-60s.
The outlook for Wednesday, according to the weather service, is sunny and temperatures in the 80s.