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Westport weather: Sun warms region from first freeze

Published 6:47 am, Saturday, October 13, 2012
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Today's temperatures will recover from the season's first freeze overnight as the sun warms southwestern Connecticut to nearly 60 degrees.

Even though the region's temperature hovered at about 30 degrees by sunrise, the daytime high temperature is expected to rise to between 55 and 60 degrees later today under bright skies, according to the National Weather Service. There will be a north wind 5 to 8 mph, becoming south later in the morning.

Tonight, clouds move in and the temperature dips to a low in the mid-40s. There is also a chance of rain overnight, rated at about 30 percent by the NWS.

Tomorrow, there remains a chance of rain before 9 a.m. and skies are expected to be mostly cloudy. The high temperature will be in the upper-60s. Chance of precipitation is about 30 percent. Nighttime will also be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature in the upper-50s.

On Monday, showers are likely, mainly after 3 p.m. as clouds prevail and temperatures rise to the low-70s. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Showers are possible Monday night, as temperatures dip to the low-50s. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

The outlook for Tuesday, according to the weather service, is for possible morning showers, gradual clearing and temperatures in the low-60s.