FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- This Sunday is the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, and Mother Nature may mark the occasion by dumping buckets of rain on Fairfield County.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the next several days, warning that an intensifying storm is expected to move up the coast Sunday into Sunday night. The storm could produce heavy rain capable of causing areal and stream flooding, as well as strong winds.
Showers are possible in Fairfield County on Thursday, mainly before 11 a.m. The rest of the day will be cloudy, with a high near 59. There will be a northwest wind between 9 and 11 mph. Thursday night will be mostly cloudy, then gradually become clear, with a low around 39.
Friday will be sunny and dry, with a high near 61 and a calm wind. Friday night will be mostly clear, with a low around 42.
It will stay sunny on Saturday,when the high will be near 67. There will be a calm wind, becoming a south wind between 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Saturday night will see a 40 percent chance of showers, and a low around 52.
In addition to the heavy rain expected on Sunday, the high will be near 66 during the day. The low during the night will be around 46.
It will clear up at the start of next week, with Monday predicted to be sunny with a high near 55.
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