The temperature in Old Lyme is currently 18, but with the wind chill, it can dip below 0.
These are dangerous conditions - stay indoors. Exposure to cold temperatures and sustained winds can 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 is open. Call 860 598 0120.
Snowfall in Old Lyme so far is estimated at 12 to 15" with drifts as high as 2 feet in some places. Snow is continuing to fall at a rate of 2" per hour
and is not expected to stop until later tonight.
Road conditions are hazardous and a statewide ban is in effect -- please stay home and off the roads.
Emergency Service volunteers have been on duty throughout the storm and continue to stand by.
Make sure outside vents to your home are cleared of snow.
Do not run a vehicle inside a garage that is attached to your home, even with the door open.
If you suspect you may have been exposed to CO and experience dizziness, light-headedness or nausea, seek medical attention immediately.
Call 911 to report all emergency situations
Only 1 power outage has been reported in Old Lyme.
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.
The Old Lyme Emergency Operations Center phone is 860 598 0120
A Parking Ban remains in effect throughout Old Lyme until further notice - Please keep all vehicles off the roads so that they remain open for emergency vehicles and can be safely cleared by our Public Works department.
All Public Buildings and Town offices are closed today. There is no trash pick up today.
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.
The Regional Shelter at the East Lyme Middle School is open. Please call the Old Lyme Emergency Operations Center 860 598 0120 for information.
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.