The work week is starting with unsettled weather, with periodic showers and thunderstorms likely throughout today, according to the National Weather Service.

Some of the storms around southwestern Connecticut could trigger heavy rains and minor flooding, the NWS warns in a "hazardous weather outlook."

The daytime high temperature will be in the low-70s, with a southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of daytime precipitation is 90 percent.

The threat of more storms recedes tonight, with a 20 percent chance of precipitation primarily before 9 p.m. as the temperature dips to a low of about 50 degrees.

Tomorrow, the clouds clear away and the day should be sunny, with a high temperature in the mid-70s and a northwest wind 8 to 15 mph. Nighttime will be clear, with a low temperature in the low-50s.

On Wednesday, skies will be sunny and the temperature will rise to a high in the low-70s. Nighttime will be partly cloudy, with a low temperature in the low-50s.

Thursday should be partly sunny, with a high temperature about 70 degrees. Night skies will be cloudy, with a low temperature in the upper-50s.

The outlook for Friday, according to the weather service, is for possible storms and temperatures in the 70s.