Westport weather: Slick wintry mix changing to all rain
Published 6:18 am, Friday, February 24, 2012
The wintry mix of sleet and rain -- even light snow, in some sections -- across southwestern Connecticut early this morning should change to all rain by midday, according to the National Weather Service.
A winter weather advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. this morning, with accumulations of sleet and snow up to several inches particularly in northern and eastern sections of the region.
The daytime high temperature should rise to about 40 degrees, with an east wind between 10 and 16 mph.
Showers are expected tonight mainly before 11 p.m. as the temperature falls to a low around 34. It will be breezy, with an east wind 9 to 12 mph, then becoming west between 19 and 22 mph.
Winds tonight could gust as high as 48 mph, the NWS says.
Tomorrow should be partly sunny, with a high near 44 degrees. Tomorrow night is expected to be mostly cloudy, but clearing gradually with a low around 25 degrees.
Sunday should be sunny, with a high near 42 degrees. Nighttime will be mostly clear, with a low around 29 degrees.
The outlook for Monday, according to the weather service, is mostly sunny with a high temperature about 50 degrees.