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Lots of sunshine today, rain possible for Tuesday morning

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Connecticut residents can expect some very dry conditions on Monday.

The National Weather Service is warning residents of an elevated fire weather.

Even though winds will be “relatively light,” the National Weather Service said there will be an “extremely dry air mass” with “minimum relative humidity values of 15 to 25 percent.”

Monday was expected to be the warmest day of this warming trend, according to WFSB Meteorologist Mark Dixon. The temperatures will reach the mid to upper 70s. Some towns could reach as high as 77 degrees while it is expected to cooler along the shoreline with developing sea breezes.

However after lots of sunshine, a cold front will pass through Connecticut on Tuesday morning. 

There will be a few clouds making their way towards Connecticut.

“We'll see the chance for some scattered showers --- however, many towns will remain dry,” Dixon said.

However, that rain will be beneficial for the state. 

"Rain is something we could actually use... with our recent dry and warm stretch, there is a growing concern that if a brush fire were to start, it could rapidly spread," Dixon said. 

However, the temperatures are expected to bounce back later in the week with 60s possible for the weekend. 

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