A day after scattered storms temporarily dampened Independence Day spirits across southwestern Connecticut, today's forecast is for clear skies and temperatures rising to a high near 90 degrees.

The National Weather Service says that while skies remain sunny, there will be a northwest wind 6 to 15 mph.

Tonight also should be clear as the temperature dips to the mid-60s, with a north wind 5 to 8 mph.

Tomorrow also should be sunny, with a high temperature in the upper-80s. Nighttime will be partly cloudy and the low temperature will be about 70 degrees.

On Saturday, there is a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon, according to the NWS. Otherwise, skies will be mostly sunny, with a high temperature registering in the mid-90s. There is also a chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday night, with a low temperature about 70 degrees.

The outlook for Sunday, the weather service predicts, is mostly sunny and temperatures in the mid-80s.