Darien and the surrounding area should expect extreme cold over the next few days into the weekend. Temperatures will drop as low as 10 degrees at night, and wind chills will bring the temperature below zero. Scattered flurries are possible on Wednesday with snow likely on Friday.
Check this guide to extreme cold and winter weather from the Center for Disease Control for tips on staying safe, supplied and warm.
Detailed forecast for Darien from the National Weather Service:
It will be partly cloudy Tuesday night, with lows around 10 above. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wind chill values as low as 1 below. On Wednesday, it will be partly sunny with scattered flurries in the afternoon. Cold with highs in the lower 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Wind chill values as low as 1 below.
On Wednesday night, it will be mostly cloudy with scattered flurries. Lows around 11. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Wind chill values as low as 2 below after midnight.
Thursday will be sunny with highs in the lower 20s. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Wind chill values as low as 3 below. Thursday night will continue to have temperatures in the 10′s, with wind chill bringing it down to zero.
Friday will be mostly cloudy with snow likely, mainly in the afternoon. Light snow accumulation possible. Highs in the upper 20s. Chance of snow 60 percent. Snow is also likely Friday evening, with light accumulation possible. Lows will be around 20′s. Chance of snow will be 60%.
The pattern continues through the weekend, with daily lows in the 20′s and evenings in the 10′s and 15′s.