FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- After Monday's storms dropped a couple inches of rain on parts of Fairfield County, residents can look forward to a couple days of sunnier and more pleasant weather.
Tuesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 83 and a west wind of 10 to 16 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Tuesday night will be partly cloudy, with a low around 62. A west wind of 5 to 9 mph will become calm after midnight.
Wednesday is the official first day of summer, and is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 81. There is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. A light west wind could increase to 6 to 11 mph in the morning, and winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Wednesday night will be partly cloudy with a low around 58.
It will continue to be mostly sunny on Thursday, when the high will be near 80. There will be a light and variable wind that will become a southwest wind of 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Thursday night will be mostly cloudy with a low around 66.
It will be partly sunny on Friday, with a high near 84, though there is a chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1 p.m. The chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Friday night will see a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, but will otherwise be mostly cloudy with a low around 67.
The weather should be nice this weekend. Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high near 83, while Sunday will be mostly sunny with a high near 81.