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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.

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