Current Conditions…Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect for the entire state until 6 PM this evening. At 6:45 AM radar showed moderate to heavy snow falling across the State with a mix of sleet and freezing rain within 10 miles of the coast. Roadways are snow covered across the state with very slick conditions and a very high impact on travel. Total snowfall thus far ranges from 3” – 5” in Eastern CT, 4” – 6” in Central CT and up to 9” in Western CT. Temperatures currently range from the mid to
upper 20’s in Northern CT to near 30 F along the coast.
Rush Hour Forecast…Heavy snow at times is expected across most of the state between 6 – 9 AM. . A major impact is expected on this morning’s rush hour with 4” – 5” of snow cover on roads, low visibilities, heavy snow falling at times, and very slick driving conditions. Snowfall rates of 1” – 2” inches per hour can be expected north of the changeover line until 9:30 AM.
This Afternoon…Light to moderate rain and snow thru early afternoon. . Precipitation is expected to taper off to light snow and showers by 2 PM. Light snow is expected to continue thru the afternoon and taper off completely this evening. Highs near freezing with temperatures starting to fall back into the upper 20’s by the end of the afternoon rush hour. The overall impact on the afternoon rush hour is expected to be minor to moderate.
Total snowfall for this storm continues to forecast accumulations from 4” – 6” along the coast,
Town officials will continue to monitor the latest forecasts and will send out another update as needed.