Don't let the grey skies fool you, Class of '18. The National Weather Service is predicting nearly perfect weather for this evening's Darien High School graduation beginning at 5 p.m. Rain is predicted to taper off followed by gradually clearing skies this afternoon. High temperatures will rise into the upper 70's and lower 80's for the afternoon.
The ceremony is scheduled to be held in the high school stadium. Should there be inclement weather, the ceremony is moved indoors. See more graduation ceremony info here.
The full weekend forecast:
A 40% chance of rain, mainly before 8am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 82. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Partly sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 9 to 11 mph.
A 30% chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 9 mph.
Showers likely, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.