FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – After days of record-breaking and dangerous cold temperatures, the Polar vortex has finally receded north and a gradual warming trend is now under way in Fairfield County.
After a chance of snow showers Friday morning up until around noon, the rest of the day will be cloudy with rain possible and a high between 37 and 40 degrees.
Then comes the real warmup. The outlook for Saturday calls for rain in the afternoon and highs between 53 and 55 degrees.
With temperatures rising dramatically, melting ice could cause urban flooding and possible river flooding as well as ice jam flooding along local rivers, according to the National Weather Service.
It will remain cloudy on Sunday with a chance of showers and a high between 46 and 48.