Rising temperatures mean little snow is likely to fall in Shelton later today, with some snow and sleet and mostly rain expected.
As of 11:30 a.m. on Saturday in Shelton, it’s 37 degrees in Shelton.
The National Weather Service (NWS) expects combined snow and sleet before 3 p.m. today, changing to all rain in the course of the early evening. Up to an inch of combined snow and sleet could accumulate before the change-over to all rain.
More snow is expected in upstate Connecticut, where the change-over due to rising temperatures will occur later. The NWS has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Litchfield, Hartford, Tolland and Windham counties in Connecticut, where up to 3 inches of snow is possible before the rain arrives.
Will be in high 50s on Sunday
In Shelton, temperatures could be as high as 43 degrees by 4 a.m. Sunday, and the daytime high on Sunday could go as high as 57 degrees.
The rain will continue on Sunday during the day, with a thunderstorm possible. The rain should end about 9 p.m. Sunday. The daytime high Sunday will be about 57 degrees in Shelton, the NWS said.
Next week, temperatures will drop will the arrival of arctic air — the daytime high will only be 18 degrees on Thursday in Shelton, and the overnight low Wednesday into Thursday should be around 6 degrees, according to the NWS.