Contact Us
Bridgeport Daily Voice serves Bridgeport, CT
Return to your home site

Menu

Bridgeport Daily Voice serves Bridgeport, CT

Nearby Towns

weather

Air Quality Issued For Bridgeport As Temps Soar Into The 90s

It's a good day to hit the beach in Fairfield County as sizzling temperatures will continue throughout the weekend.
It's a good day to hit the beach in Fairfield County as sizzling temperatures will continue throughout the weekend. Photo Credit: File Photo

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Residents hoping a weak cold front moving into the area later Friday might bring a little relief from sizzling, humid temperatures, can wish away as hot weather is here to stay for the weekend.

According to the National Weather Service, a warm and humid air mass will remain in place ahead of the cold front that should pass through Friday night bringing a slight chance of showers on Saturday evening.

The combination of the heat and humidity will result in maximum heat indexes in the mid- and upper-90s this afternoon and through the weekend.

In addition to the heat, several areas of the county including -- Bridgeport, Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan, Darien, Norwalk, Westport, Fairfield, and Stratford -- are under an air quality alert for those who suffer from respiratory illness or are susceptible to breathing problems.

Here's a look at what's in store for the weekend:

  • Friday: Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 99.
  • Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
  • Saturday : Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
  • Saturday night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
  • Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
  • Sunday night : Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Bridgeport Daily Voice!

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.