Record warmth will be accompanied by unsettled weather through Christmas Eve.
Tomorrow starts dry but cloudy, before steady rain moves in during the afternoon. Thunder is possible! The rain will continue into the evening hours. Temperatures will be in the upper 50s.
Christmas Eve remains cloudy and mostly dry. Temperatures will smash records as they rise into the upper 60s. Records for Christmas Eve are 59 in the Hartford area and 57 in the Bridgeport area.
Much of Christmas Day looks dry, with some sun! Temperatures will be near record levels in the lower 60s.
The unsettled weather continues this weekend with clouds and the threat for rain showers. It will be on the cool side Saturday, in the middle 40s, though middle 50s return Sunday.
So far this month, the tally of warm records been broken or tied is four in the Hartford area and nine in Bridgeport area.
A storm could bring a brief mix to rain early next week, likely on Monday or Tuesday.