After southwestern Connecticut escaped what may have been the season's last-gasp snowstorm predicted for yesterday, a drier and somewhat warmer day is in store for the region,

But skies will be partly cloudy, according to the National Weather Service, with a high temperature in the upper-40s and a northwest wind 6 to 14 mph.

Tonight also will be partly cloudy, with a low temperature around 30 degrees and a northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Tomorrow will be cloudy as well, with a high temperature reaching the upper-40s. Nighttime will have a low temperature about 30 degrees.

On Thursday, there is a slight chance of snow showers before 9 a.m., possibly changing to rain showers later. Skies will be cloudy and the temperature will rise to a high near 50 degrees. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent, the NWS says. Nighttime will be partly cloudy, with a low temperature in the low-30s.

Friday should be mostly sunny, with a high temperature near 50 degrees. Clouds moves in at night as the temperature dips to the mid-30s.

The outlook for Saturday, according to the weather service, is mostly sunny and temperatures about 50 degrees.