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Breaking News: Scattered Snow Showers, Strong Winds Will Usher In First Weekend Of Spring

Heavy Rains Give Way To Sunny Skies, Balmy Temps In Bridgeport

The skies will be sunny Wednesday in Fairfield County.
The skies will be sunny Wednesday in Fairfield County. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Tuesday's rain with sustained winds across  caused widespread power outages across Fairfield County, but Wednesday will be sunny and warm as morning clouds give way to clear skies, according to the National Weather Service.

Rain accumulation at Danbury Airport reached 1.71 inches, while Bridgeport Airport totals were 0.83 inches in the afternoon.

The wind gusts Tuesday afternoon in Fairfield reached 52 miles per, while Sikorsky Airport experienced gusts of 51 miles per hour. Norwalk's winds were 50 miles per hour while Stamford's were 48 miles per hour around 2:50 p.m.

Wednesday's skies will be mostly sign, with a high near 38 degrees and light winds, according to the National Weather Service.

Overnight will be partly cloudy with lower temperatures dropping to around 22 degrees.

Thursday skies will be sunny again, with temperatures reaching the freezing mark, though it will feel much colder due to wind chill values between 15 and 20 degrees.

Thursday night will be clear with mild winds, though temperatures will drop into the teens.

There is a 20 percent chance of snow Friday afternoon when clouds will increase during the day and high temperatures will be near 35 degrees.

There is a chance of rain, snow and sleet before 1 a.m. Friday, then a chance of rain and snow under mostly cloudy skies, with a low temperature at the freezing mark. The chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Saturday skies will be sunny, with temperatures climbing up to 49 degrees.

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