Icy snow covers roads in Waterbury

News 8's Stephanie Simoni checking out road conditions in Waterbury (WTNH)

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH)– News 8’s Stephanie Simoni was braving the cold in the Waterbury area to give us a look at the road conditions.


She says while I-84 has some slick spots, she has seen plows out there already taking care of the roads. However, this isn’t the light fluffy snow, it is the icy kind making it easier for cars to slide. If that happens, drivers are advised to not slam on the brakes but instead lift your foot off the gas and allow your car to correct itself.

The DOT tells News 8 that their two concerns were that commuters haven’t driven in snow for a while and that it was going to hit during the busy morning commute.

Additionally before you even hit the roads, if you don’t have a garage, you will need to clean off your car this morning with an ice scraper and a brush. Also don’t forget to bundle up and bring your umbrella for the rest of the day.

Check out the videos above for more details.

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