At 3:45 PM radar showed moderate snow falling over most of the state with light snow North of the Hartford Area. This moderate snow is part of a band of snow currently stretching from Rhode Island thru Connecticut and New York State to Eastern PA. Temperatures are currently in the low to mid teens across the state and are falling slowly. Northeast winds are currently gusting to 25 MPH at times along the coast and to 20 MPH inland.
Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect for the entire state until Wednesday at noon and Wind Chill Advisories are in effect for Northern CT for Tonight. The following forecast is based on the latest information:
Rest of This afternoon: Moderate snow continuing across most of the state, pushing to the MA border by 6 PM. Towns can expect another 1 - 2 inches of snowfall during the rush hour between 4 – 7PM with the higher amounts along the coast and in central CT and around an inch near the MA border. Road conditions are expected to continue deteriorating throughout the state during the next few hours.
This Evening and Overnight: Travel becoming hazardous this evening with a moderate impact expected overnight as moderate to occasionally heavy snow continues from 6 PM to 3 AM.
In the Hartford area and Northern CT, moderate snow is expected between 8 PM and 4 AM with a moderate impact on overnight travel. Very low wind chills are expected to range from -10 F at the coast down to -20 F in Northern CT overnight with Northeast Winds gusting to 35 – 45 MPH at times across the state.
Wednesday Morning: Snow ending from West to East between 5 – 8 AM. Towns can expect a moderate impact on the morning rush hour. Considerable blowing of snow is expected during the morning rush hour across the entire state with temperatures around 10 F and North Winds gusting to 35 MPH at times.
Total accumulations are forecast to range from 3” – 5” in the Northwest Hills up to 6” – 9” in a band from Southwestern CT thru the Hartford Area and into Northeastern CT.
The highest amounts are expected in Southeastern CT with 8” – 11”.
The Town of Old Lyme will continue to monitor conditions and report updates as needed.
A Parking Ban is in effect on Lyme Street and Ferry Road from 6pm to 6am.