FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – There will be some welcome relief on Friday from the bitter cold that has been gripping Fairfield County, but it won’t be long before wintry weather is likely to return.
There will be a mix of sun and clouds Friday with a high in the low 40s, according to the National Weather Service. With winds gusting 10 to 20 mph, it will feel more like the mid 30s.
There is a chance of showers overnight Saturday from 3 to 10 a.m. The rest of the day should be mostly sunny with a high in the lower 50s.
But temperatures will hit the deep freeze Sunday, with a high temperatures near 32 under partly sunny skies.
Then comes the next winter storm threat.
There is now a 60 percent likelihood of snow overnight Sunday into Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
Light snow is likely to start after 4 a.m. Monday and could continue during the day on St. Patrick’s Day. Monday’s high is expected to be in the mid-20s, which is 20 degrees below normal for March in Connecticut.