Wintry Mix On The Way For Westport

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Wintry weather is headed toward the state and is expected to bring rain, snow and sleet to southern Fairfield County.
Wintry weather is headed toward the state and is expected to bring rain, snow and sleet to southern Fairfield County. Photo Credit: Courtesy NOAA.gov

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Rain, snow and sleet is expected to make its way into southern Fairfield County Tuesday night through Wednesday afternoon.

The National Weather Service is forecasting a 90 percent chance of precipitation Tuesday evening, starting with rain and sleet and followed by snow. The snow is expected to switch to sleet and freezing rain after midnight. Temperatures will be in the low 30s and little to no snow or sleet accumulation is expected.

Commuters Wednesday morning should expect rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain, according to the weather service. The forecast calls for a chance of rain and sleet during the afternoon and the chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Again, little to no snow or sleet accumulation is expected. The daytime highs will be in the upper 30s, according to the forecast.

The remainder of the week calls for mostly sunny skies. Daytime highs near 40 are expected Thursday. Friday should be a little cooler, with highs in the low 30s expected.

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