Today should be brighter than yesterday, according to the National Weather Service, but cooler.

Skies across southwestern Connecticut are expected to be sunny most of the day, with a daytime high temperature in the low-60s. There will be a northwest wind 9 to 16 mph.

Tonight should be clear, with the temperature dipping to a low about 40 degrees. There will be a northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

Tomorrow also should be mostly sunny, with a high temperature in the low-60s. Nighttime will be partly cloudy, with a low temperature in the upper-40s.

Sunny conditions are again expected to prevail Thursday, as the temperature rises to the upper-60s. However, there is a chance of showers, mainly after midnight, the NWS says. The low temperature will be in the low-50s, and the odds of precipitation are rated about 30 percent.

Friday is expected to be cloudy, with a chance of showers, and a high temperature in the upper-60s. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent, the NWS says. There remains a chance of showers Friday night, as the temperature dips to the low-50s. Odds of nighttime precipitation are about 30 percent.

The outlook for Saturday, according to the weather service, is cloudy with a chance of showers and temperatures in the mid-60s.