Westport weather: Skies clear today, but showers on tap later
Published 6:50 am, Monday, May 6, 2013
Early-morning clouds will lift and the rest of the day should be mostly sunny, according to the National Weather Service.
The remainder of the week, however, brings the possibility of much-needed precipitation nearly every day.
Southwestern Connecticut's high temperature today will be in the low-60s, with a northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
There is an overnight chance of drizzle and patchy fog will settle in parts of the region, as the temperature dips to a low in the mid-40s.
Tomorrow, there is a 30 percent chance of drizzle before 10 a.m., but skies should clear later as the temperature climbs into the upper-60s. There is an overnight chance of rain and patchy fog, with the low temperature in the low-50s.
On Wednesday, rain -- and thunderstorms -- are possible after 10 a.m. as the temperature rises to a high in the low-60s. Odds of daytime precipitation are about 60 percent, the NWS says.
Rain is also likely Wednesday night as the temperature dips to a low in the low-50s. Chance of nighttime precipitation is 60 percent.
Thursday is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a 50 percent chance of daytime showers and thunderstorms, as temperatures rise to the upper-60s. There remains a chance of showers Thursday night, with a low temperature in the low-50s. Chance of nighttime precipitation is 30 percent.
The outlook for Friday, according to the weather service, is partly sunny, although showers are showers, and temperatures about 70 degrees.