Travel is hazardous. Stay off the roads during the storm.
Your cell phone will be an important tool during this emergency -- make sure it is charged.
A Parking Ban is in effect throughout Old Lyme until further notice. Keep all vehicles off the roads so that they remain open for emergency vehicles and can be safely cleared when the storm ends.
Have you registered for Old Lyme Alerts to receive phone/ text messages about this storm?
You can register anytime - it's not too late. Click on Emergency Management on the Town website: www.oldlyme-ct.gov and follow the simple instructions.
Exposure to cold temperatures and sustained winds will contribute to hypothermia and dehydration. If you go outside, dress in layers and wear hats, scarves and gloves. Remove wet clothing as soon as you are back indoors.
The Old Lyme Emergency Operations Center 860 598 0120 is now open.
To report a power outage, call 800-286-2000,or text the word “outage,” followed by a space and your zip code, to 24612.
Stay away from downed power lines and call 911 to report them.
Call 911 to report all emergency situations
Cancellations and Early Closings
Solarize Meeting - cancelled; will be rescheduled
Annual Town Meeting cancelled; will be rescheduled
Lymes' Senior Center will close at 11am Monday; closed on Tuesday
Schools: early dismissal Monday; closed on Tuesday.
Town Hall: closed on Tuesday; all Town meetings cancelled
Trash and recycling: no pick-up on Tuesday.
Snow has already begun and will intensify at rates of 3-5 inches per hour.
High winds will also be present, gusting up to 60 mph along the coast.
Expected snow accumulation is from 12-25” across the state, with the risk of blizzard conditions through Tuesday night.
Tidal flooding can be expected with tides being 3-4 feet above normal.
High tides are predicted at 10:15 am and 11:18 pm Tuesday.