High wind warning in effect Thursday morning, snow possible Friday for Fairfield County

As the gusts outside may probably indicate, a high wind warning is in effect for Fairfield County until 11 a.m. Thursday. Winds can be 15 to 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 to 50 miles per hour. Strong winds could blow down limbs, trees and power lines. There are currently no power outages in Fairfield County, there are some scattered across the state, according to Eversource. And while we've had some mild weather as far as February goes, we're may not be out of the woods yet with snow. There's some in the forecast Friday.

Forecast through the weekend:


Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 40 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph.

Thursday night

Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. West wind 7 to 14 mph.


A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 38. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Friday night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Northwest wind 14 to 16 mph.


Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

Saturday night

Clear, with a low around 9.


Sunny, with a high near 35.

Sunday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.