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Westport weather: No holiday from possible precipitation

Published 5:43 am, Friday, August 30, 2013
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There's a "chance" of showers today and through this Labor Day weekend, with the greatest threat of precipitation on the holiday itself, according to the National Weather Service.

This morning, early cloud cover across southwestern Connecticut should clear and the high temperature should rise to a daytime high in the low-80s.

Tonight, skies turn cloudy again and the low temperature will be in the mid-60s. There is a 20 percent chance of overnight precipitation, the NWS says.

Tomorrow, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Otherwise, skies will be partly sunny, with a high temperature in the mid-80s.

There remains a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms tomorrow night, as the temperature dips to a low temperature in the mid-60s.

On Sunday, patchy fog is expected in some parts of the region, clearing after 9 a.m. There is a 30 percent chance of showers during daytime, with mostly cloudy skies and a high temperature rising to the low-80s. Nighttime brings a 40 percent odds of precipitation, according to the NWS, as the temperature dips to a low in the upper-60s.

Monday -- Labor Day -- brings a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with heavy rainfall possible. Skies are expected to be cloudy with a high temperature about 80 degrees.

There remains 60 percent odds of precipitation Monday night, with downpours possible. The low temperature will in the mid-60s.

The outlook for Tuesday, according to the weather service, is possible showers and temperatures reaching 80 degrees.