Updated: FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Heavy downpours made for a dreary Friday across Fairfield County. And that was only the start of what may be a wet weekend.
The National Weather Service released these rainfall totals as of 8:30 p.m. Friday, even as drizzle continued into the night:
- Fairfield: 1.85 inches
- Stamford: 1.75 inches
- Brookfield: 1.65 inches
- Bethel: 1.61 inches
- Shelton: 1.53 inches
- Danbury: 1.51 inches
- New Canaan: 1.43 inches
- Westport: 1.28 inches
- Bridgeport Airport: 1.23 inches
- Danbury: 1.23 inches
- Stamford: 1.12 inches
- Norwalk: 0.83 inches
Stratford: 0.76 inches
It made for a soaking rain and caused ponding on roads. But it was a bit less than the 2 to 3 inches reported in parts of New Jersey on Friday.
More rain was possible overnight along with patchy fog as temperatures drop into the mid-50s across Fairfield County.
Showers are likely again Saturday, with patchy fog in the morning. It will be mostly cloudy, with a high in the mid-60s. The chance of rain is 60 percent, but it won't be as torrential as it was on Friday.
Temperatures will drop Saturday night into the mid-40s with more rain possible.
The sun could peek out on Sunday, but there is still a 30 percent chance of showers. Otherwise, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 60.
When does the sun come out again? On Monday, just in time for a new week of work.