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Winter Storm Watch In Effect Saturday Through Sunday Afternoon

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Jan 182019
 

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Watch for Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon.

Heavy mixed precipitation is possible with a total accumulation of 3 to 6 inches of snow and sleet and an additional accumulation of up to one-tenth of an inch of ice.

This weather event is expected to begin on Saturday afternoon.

According to the report, travel could be very difficult at any point during the storm.

Travel may become treacherous on Sunday afternoon after temperatures fall rapidly and any standing water quickly freezes over.

In addition, strong wind gusts on Sunday afternoon and into the evening could bring down tree limbs and power lines.

 

Get Ready Orange, A Winter Storm Warning In Effect Til Monday Morning

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Mar 012015
 

400x266_01101713_145132096The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning that is in effect until 7 a.m. Monday, March 2.

Hazards include snow, briefly mixing with or changing to freezing rain.

Snow accumulation of 4 to 7 inches with a glaze of ice is expected.

Visibility will be down to 1/4 to 1/2 mile at times.

Temperatures will be in the upper 20s.

Snow will be moderate to locally heavy at times into the evening.

Hazardous travel expected due to snow covered surfaces.

Keep travel down to a minimum and be mindful that other drivers may not be skilled in driving in the snow.

Be prepared for emergency situations by keeping an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle.

Opinion: Dangerous Conditions, Yet The Roads Are Still Open

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Feb 022015
 

Punxsutawney-Phil-by-alemaxaleThis was a Groundhog Day to remember, not because Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow – 6 More Weeks Of Winter – but because the weather was forecasted to be snow and ice all day with dangerous travel conditions and … well, all we’ve seen is snow and freezing rain All Day Long.

The Governor, who closed the roads during a lesser storm last week but didn’t do anything today to keep everyone safe. A travel ban would make sense and would have given the plow drivers a clear path on which to clean the roads.

There have been plenty of accidents across Connecticut today: on state highways (the tractor trailer that was hanging off the side of a bridge in West Haven) and local roads (the car that slid on ice into an embankment in Woodbridge trapping its – uninjured – driver inside) and still people are driving out there.

The Boston Post Road is like a ghost town with nearly every business closed for the day since late this afternoon.

It is dangerous for our police, fire and EMS personnel when they have to drive in this mess when they respond to an emergency to help others.

So, Phil, I don’t think anyone, except for skiers and snowboarders really want to see winter last through the middle of March. And Gov. Malloy, well, today your judgement is in question.

RJ Kaoud sent us the photos below:

 

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Til 1 AM Thursday

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Nov 252014
 

winterweatheradvisoryThe National Weather Service has issued a Winter Wether Advisory for snow which is in effect from 7 a.m. Wednesday to 1 a.m. Thursday.

It calls for a snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches for our area.

According to the report, we should expect a mix of rain and snow tomorrow morning that should change to mostly snow by early afternoon.

There may be periods of rain mixing in even during the afternoon hours.

The snow will significantly impact holiday travel, making driving dangerous at times.

A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing ran will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.