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Another Nor’easter? Winter Storm Watch in Effect for CT from Monday Into Tuesday, 4 to 8 Inches of Snow Possible

Report by Paula Antolini
March 11, 2018 5:28PM EDT

 

 

Another Nor’easter? Winter Storm Watch in Effect for CT from Monday Into Tuesday, 4 to 8 Inches of Snow Possible

National Weather Service Weather Summary for the Local Tri-State Region

 

WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON…

Winter Storm Watch in effect from March 12, 08:00 PM EDT until March 13, 06:00 PM EDT

* WHAT…Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are possible. Northerly winds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts 35 to 45 mph possible.

* WHERE…Fairfield, New Haven Counties in southern Connecticut and Nassau and western Suffolk Counties in southeast New York.

* WHEN…From Monday evening through Tuesday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Tuesday. Significant reductions in visibility are possible. Downed trees, tree limbs
and power outages possible due to heavy wet snow and wind.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southern Connecticut and
southeast New York.

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Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 42. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Snow, mainly after 8pm. Low around 30. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tuesday
Snow, mainly before 2pm. High near 39. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.

 

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