Two rounds of snow could hit the area late this week as temperatures plunge back below freezing as the roller coaster of bitter cold and spring-like warmth persists, the weather service said.
The light rain will continue through Wednesday, as high temperatures soar into the mid-50s across Fairfield County. The chance of rain is 80 percent, but it will not add up to much precipitation across the drought-ridden region.
Thursday will be sunny, with a high in the mid-40s, with wind gusts as high as 28 mph.
Then temperatures will plunge into the mid-20s Thursday night, with a 30 percent chance of snow after 2 a.m.
There is a 30 percent chance of snow Frida, mostly before 2 p.m., with mostly cloudy skies and a high in the mid-30s.
It will be icy late Friday with overnight lows in the teens. It will be sunny but cold Saturday with a high only in the mid-20s.
On Saturday night, there is 30 percent chance of snow after 2 a.m. as low temperatures drop again into the mid-teens.
A 30 percent chance of snow continues Sunday, with a high near 28.
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