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Westport weather: Storm threat subsides under bright skies

Published 6:33 am, Saturday, June 29, 2013
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While there remains a slight chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms today, the odds of precipitation are considerably less than the past several days, according to the National Weather Service.

Skies should be mostly sunny this first day of the weekend, as the temperature in southwestern Connecticut rises to a daytime high of about 80 degrees with a south wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of daytime precipitation is 20 percent, the NWS says.

Tonight, there is a 30 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog is likely to settle over parts of the region as the temperature dips to a low in the mid-60s. There will be a south wind 5 to 11 mph.

Tomorrow, there is a greater chance of storms -- 40 percent -- mainly after noontime. The daytime high temperature will be about 80 degrees.

Odds of precipitation increase tomorrow night rise to 60 percent tomorrow night, as skies turn mostly cloudy with a low temperature in the mid-60s.

On Monday, skies are expected to be mostly cloudy as the temperature rises to the upper-70s. Chance of daytime precipitation is 60 percent. The overnight low temperature will be in the mid-60s; chance of nighttime precipitation is 50 percent.

There is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Tuesday night, with mostly cloudy skies and a high temperature about 80 degrees. The nighttime low temperature will be about 70 degrees, with a 40 percent chance of precipitation.

The outlook for Wednesday, according to the weather service, is cloudy, possible showers and temperatures about 80 degrees.