WILTON, Conn. The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning for Wilton and all of Southern and Southwestern Connecticut earlier today. The warning remains in effect until 10 p.m. Friday.
An excessive heat warning is issued when high humidity combines with hot temperatures to make it feel like it is 105 degrees or higher. In Wilton, the heat index will make it feel like it is 105 to 112 degrees.
Friday afternoon's forecast calls for mostly clear skies with temperatures in the upper 90s feeling like 111 degrees. Tonight will be mostly clear with temperatures in the 70s, but still humid.
Saturday brings the chance of an isolated shower or thunderstorm. Temperatures are expected to remain in the mid-90s with continued high humidity. During the evening temperatures will drop to the lower 70s. There will be a 20 percent chance of rain.
The heat breaks on Sunday with partly sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 80s with the chance of showers or thunderstorms. Sunday night temperatures are expected to fall into the mid-60s.
When residents head back to work Monday they should expect partly sunny conditions with highs again in the lower 80s.
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