Westport weather: Drying out as drenching eases
Published 5:02 am, Friday, June 14, 2013
After the drenching that southwestern Connecticut absorbed yesterday, today's lighter rainfall should seem mild by comparison.
Showers could fall periodically throughout today, according to the National Weather Service, but gradually ease by evening. Skies will remain cloudy and the daytime high temperature will be about 70 degrees. Blustery winds could clock in up to 30 mph. Odds of daytime precipitation are about 50 percent, the NWS says.
Tonight, skies should gradually clear and the threat of light rain eases to about 30 percent. The overnight low temperature will be about 50 degrees.
Tomorrow should be sunny, as temperatures rise to a high in the upper-70s. Nighttime will also be clear as the temperature dips to a low in the mid-50s.
On Sunday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Otherwise, skies will be partly sunny, with a high temperature in the upper-80s. There remains a 30 percent chance of showers overnight as skies become overcast and the temperature hits a low of about 60 degrees.
Monday is expected to be mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. The daytime high temperature will be about 80 degrees. By nighttime, odds of precipitation increase to 40 percent, the NWS says, with a low temperature in the mid-60s.
On Tuesday, skies will continue to be mostly cloudy and there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Daytime high temperatures will rise to the upper-70s. Nighttime skies will be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature of about 60 degrees.
The outlook for Wednesday, according to the weather service, is partly sunny and temperatures in the 70s.