Darien forecast: Wintry mix on the way
Published 6:00 am, Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Several days of periodic rain, sleet and snow are forecast for southwestern Connecticut by the National Weather Service.
Today, rain is expected to start falling this afternoon, then changing to a mix of rain and snow after 4 p.m. The daytime high temperature will reach into the upper-30s, with an east wind between 5 and 14 mph. Little or no snow accumulation is expected, according to the NWS.
There will be more rain and sleet tonight, changing to all rain after 8 p.m. The low temperature will fall to the low-30s, with an east wind between 11 and 14 mph, the weather service says.
Tomorrow, rain is likely in the morning, primarily before 7 a.m. Skies will be cloudy, with a high temperature in the low-40s. There is a slight chance again overnight, as the temperature registers a low in the low-30s.
Friday will be partly sunny, with a high about 45 degrees. Rain is likely Friday night, and the temperature will fall to about 40 degrees.
On Saturday, showers are likely, the weather service predicts, will a high temperature in the mid-50s.