Friday forecast: rain likely to stick around, high 84

Highs drop into the mid-80s for much of the week

Those who work or spend time outside are advised to take extra precautions and should rescheduled strenuous activities to early morning or evening., as well as to wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. A northeast wind at 10-15 miles per hour will bring in refreshing air with highs in the upper 80s and NO HEAT INDEX since the air will be dry!

Today: Sunny, with a high near 96. Winds could gust up to 21 miles per hour. The humidity could also be lower as well leading to a lovely day Monday.

Friday's skies are expected to be partly sunny, with a 30 percent of showers and thunderstorms after 4 p.m. and a 40 percent chance at night.

Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Heat index values as high as 106. Tonight there is a chance of showers with a low of 63. At this point, indications are that it'll stay mainly to our south, but we could get clipped by a few showers or thunderstorms, especially in southern CT.

Expect partly sunny skies for Thursday.

Saturday, partly to mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, low around 57.

Wednesday, sunny, with a high near 87.

Friday night: Mostly clear, low around 56.

SUNDAY: Mostly sunny skies will be around for Sunday, with a high temperature of 79 degrees.

Overnight lows 8 or 9C over central Scotland, otherwise 10 to 13C, 14 to 16C in the southeast.

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