Some areas of the state have already picked up more than an inch of rain, including New Haven and Bridgeport.
The downpours will be scattered in nature through midday.
Parade organizers and those looking to host an outdoor event early this afternoon should get by mainly dry.
Breaks of sunshine are likely, but it will be self-destructing sunshine.
A cold front on the approach means that any sunshine will act as fuel for thunderstorms.
Western Connecticut stands the best chance of seeing a thunderstorm late this afternoon and early this evening. The storms could be on the strong side as they first enter the state.
The sky clears overnight and abundant sunshine is expected tomorrow. The humidity will be gone as temperatures rise into the middle 80s inland!