Hope you enjoyed the relatively mild temperatures to start the spring, because, once again, we go back into the freezer. For today, cold returns with a vengeance. Temps throughout the day will continue to plummet through the 30s on a very strong northwest wind, gusting at times to over 50 mph. In fact there are wind advisories in effect throughout the state until 6 pm this evening. Along with the strong winds, there could be some stray flurries or snow squalls, especially in western and northwestern Connecticut. Other than those occasional snow showers, skies will remain mostly clear through this evening. For tonight, winds begin to subside, and skies remain clear, making for perfect conditions for radiational cooling allowing for temps to drop into the teens statewide, with some areas in northern and northwestern Connecticut dropping back into the single digits.
Wednesday: Mostly clear and cold, chance of stray flurry or snow shower. Gusty winds, up to 50 mph. Temperatures dropping through the 30s throughout the day.
Wednesday night: Clear and cold, winds slacking off, temps dropping into the teens and single digits
Thursday: Clear, very cold early, high temperatures low to mid 30s.
Thursday night: Clear early, clouds moving in late, low temperatures low to mid 20s
Friday and Friday night: Chilly early, temps gradually rising throughout the day, rain with a chance of a period of wintry precip inland for the early afternoon. Highs 35-40. Showers persisting through the evening with temperatures gradually rising through the 40s.
Saturday and Saturday night: Chance of stray shower, otherwise cloudy, highs 55-60. Rain moving back in for the evening and temps dropping back through the 30s, wintry precip could move in late.
Sunday and Sunday night: Mixed precip early, changing back to rain, highs low to mid 40s. Rain and snow afternoon 4, lows in the low to mid 30s.