NWS: Mother's Day sunny skies give way to soaking rain

The rain is expected to start by late Sunday afternoon and increasing overnight, according to the National Weather Service.

The rain is expected to start by late Sunday afternoon and increasing overnight, according to the National Weather Service.

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The Mother’s Day sunny skies will give way to heavy rain Sunday night, according to the National Weather Service.

The NWS said there is a 90 percent chance of rain with patchy fog.

In coastal Connecticut communities, the rain is expected to begin by 5 p.m. The NWS said there is a 30 percent chance of rain then with cloudy skies and temperatures around 60 degrees.

As the night continues, the NWS said the patchy fog will start around midnight.

Precipitation amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch is possible.

The rain continues into Monday as the NWS expects a 30 percent chance of precipation before 8 a.m.

According to the NWS, Monday will give way to partly cloudy skies with a high around 60 degrees.