Weather Alerts for Connecticut

Winter Storm Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Northern Litchfield
  • Southern Litchfield

Winter Storm Warning Remains In Effect Until 7 Am Est
Thursday
- Locations Litchfield Hills Berkshires Southern Vermont
Eastern Catskills Mid Hudson Valley Taconics Greater
Capital Region Schoharie Valley Helderbergs Lake George
Saratoga Region Hamilton County And The Mohawk Valley.
- Hazard Types Heavy Snow And Some Drifting Snow.
- Snow Accumulations 8 To 14 Inches Except 5 To 12 Inches In
The Western Mohawk Valley And Southern Adirondacks. Greatest
Totals Expected Across The Higher Elevations Of The Berkshires
And Southern Greens With 10 To 20 Inches.
- Maximum Snowfall Rates 1 To 3 Inches Per Hour Expected
Decreasing To Less Than A Half Inch Per Hour Between Midnight
And 2 Am.
- Timing The Snow Will Be Heaviest Prior To Midnight And
Then Taper To Light Snow Thereafter.
- Impacts This Storm Will Significantly Impact Holiday Travel
Making Driving Dangerous At Times With Snow Covered Roads And
Poor Visibilities. Isolated Power Outages Will Be Possible Where
The Heaviest Snow Occurs.
- Visibilities Less Than One Half Mile At Times Improving To
Greater Than 2 Miles After Midnight.
- Winds North 10 To 15 Mph With Gusts Up To 25 Mph.
- Temperatures In The Mid 20s To Lowers 30s.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Storm Warning For Heavy Snow Means Severe Winter Weather
Conditions Are Expected Or Occurring. Significant Amounts Of
Snow Are Forecast That Will Make Travel Dangerous. Only Travel In
An Emergency. If You Must Travel Keep An Extra Flashlight
Food And Water In Your Vehicle In Case Of An Emergency.

Winter Storm Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Hartford
  • Tolland
  • Windham

Winter Storm Warning Remains In Effect Until 7 Am Est
Thursday
- Locations Northeast Connecticut As Well As Portions Of
Eastern And Northeastern Massachusetts.
- Hazard Types Heavy Snow.
- Accumulations Snow Accumulation Of 3 To 5 Inches Along With
Up To A Tenth Of Ice.
- Timing Snow Or Mixed Precipitation Changing To Snow Should
Taper Off Between 10 Pm And Midnight. Warnings Will Be Dropped
Once The Steadier Precipitation Comes To An End Probably Later
This Evening Or Around Midnight.
- Impacts Varying Degrees Of Snow Slush And Ice On Road
Surfaces Will Make Travel Hazardous In Most Of The Area Through
This Evening. Conditions Should Start To Improve By
Midnight But Drivers Will Need To Be Wary Of Patches Of Black
Ice Through The Early Morning Hours.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Storm Warning Is Issued When An Average Of 6 Or More
Inches Of Snow Is Expected In A 12 Hour Period Or For 8 Or More
Inches In A 24 Hour Period. Travel Will Be Slow At Best On Well
Treated Surfaces And Quite Difficult On Any Unplowed Or
Untreated Surfaces.

Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Northern Fairfield
  • Northern New Haven

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Until 1 Am Est Thursday
Winter Storm Warning Is Cancelled
The National Weather Service In New York Has Issued A Winter
Weather Advisory For Snow Which Is In Effect Until 1 Am Est
Thursday. The Winter Storm Warning Has Been Cancelled.
- Locations Northern Fairfield And New Haven Counties In
Southwest Connecticut Rockland And Northern Westchester
Counties In Southeast New York And Western Bergen Eastern
Passaic And Western Essex Counties In Northeast New Jersey.
- Hazard Types Snow.
- Accumulations Additional Snow Accumulation Up To An Inch.
Total Snow Accumulation Of 3 To 5 Inches Except 5 To 7 Inches
In The Highest Elevations.
- Timing Until 1 Am.
- Impacts New Snowfall And Snow Already On Roads Will Impact
Holiday Travel Making Driving Hazardous.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Weather Advisory For Snow Means That Periods Of Snow
Could Still Cause Travel Difficulties. Be Prepared For Slippery
Roads And Limited Visibilities And Use Caution While Driving.

Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Southern New Haven
  • Northern Middlesex
  • Northern New London
  • Southern Fairfield

Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect Until 1 Am Est
Thursday
- Locations Coastal Southwest Connecticut And Interior
Southeast Connecticut.
- Hazard Types Snow And Sleet.
- Accumulations Additional Snow Accumulation Less Than An Inch.
Total Snow Accumulation Of 1 To 3 Inches.
- Timing A Mix Of Rain And Snow Should Change Back To All Snow
Before Ending Around Or Just After Midnight.
- Impacts New Snowfall And Snow Still On Roads Could Impact
Holiday Travel Making Driving Hazardous.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Weather Advisory Means That Periods Of Snow Sleet Or
Freezing Rain Will Cause Travel Difficulties. Be Prepared For
Slippery Roads And Limited Visibilities And Use Caution While
Driving.