Darien forecast: Big chill overnight
Published 6:30 am, Friday, October 12, 2012
There's a slight chance of showers this afternoon in southwestern Connecticut, before the region has its first freeze of the season.
The National Weather Service says that early cloudy conditions today will clear as the temperature rises to a daytime high in the upper-50s. There will be a northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with the odds of precipitation at 20 percent.
Tonight will be clear, with a low temperature about 30 degrees -- triggering the "freeze warning" to be issued from 1 to 9 a.m. early tomorrow.
Skies should be sunny most of tomorrow with a high temperature in the low-50s. Overnight, there is a slight chance of rain after midnight, the NWS says. The temperature will dip to the mid-40s, and the chance of precipitation is about 20 percent.
On Sunday, there is a chance of rain before noon as skies turn cloudy and temperatures rise to a high in the upper-60s. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Overnight, there remains a slight chance of showers, with a low temperature is in the mid-50s. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Monday, there is a greater chance of showers under mostly cloudy skies and temperatures rising to about 70 degrees. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. There is still a chance of showers Monday night as the temperature hits a low of about 50 degrees. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
The outlook for Tuesday, according to the weather service, is sunny and temperatures about 60 degrees.