FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Fairfield County dodged significant snow but felt the wet, chilling effects of a winter Nor'easter Thursday.
While there was very little snow, Thursday's coastal storm brought rain and cold temperatures. Rain is expected to continue for the rest of the day, with some snow possible in the evening, especially in Northern Fairfield County. The rain is expected to stop by early evening with temperatures dipping into the high 20s. Winds are expected to intensify, with a forecast for gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday's forecast from the National Weather Service calls for partly sunny skies followed by isolated snow showers. On New Year's Eve, temperatures are expected to reach the mid 30s during the day. There is a chance of rain and snow between midnight and 3 a.m. The forecast for New Year's Day calls for mostly sunny skies with temperatures reaching the low 40s.