A First Alert remains in effect through Saturday night.
The NBC Connecticut Meteorologists continue to track strong winds that will be diminishing through the evening.
A wind advisory is in effect until 8 pm for parts of the state where gusts could approach 30-40 mph with localized gusts of 50 mph possible.
There is some good news for the weekend weather. The pick of the weekend remains Sunday with partly to mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the middle 50s.