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Bethel Schools Closed Feb. 2, Storm Warning Remains in Effect for Sunday into Monday

Winter Storm warning remains in effect from 7PM this evening until 6PM EDT Monday.

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Report by Paula Antolini
Feb.1, 2015 6:30PM EDT

Feb. 1, 2015 / Messsage from Bethel Public Schools:

Due to the inclement weather forecast, the Bethel Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, Monday, February 2, 2015.

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Weather Alerts (from nbcconnecticut weather):

• Winter Storm Warning
Fairfield, CT
401 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

• …WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
• TO 6 PM EST MONDAY…

• * LOCATIONS…INTERIOR PORTIONS OF THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY AND
• SOUTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT.

• * HAZARD TYPES…HEAVY SNOW…ALONG WITH SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

• * ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 13 INCHES…ALONG WITH
• UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE.

• * TIMING…TONIGHT AND MONDAY. HEAVY SNOW LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY
• MORNING…BRIEFLY MIXING WITH SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE
• LATE MORNING…BEFORE CHANGING BACK TO SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.

• * TEMPERATURES…IN THE LOWER 20S.

• * WINDS…EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE
• MORNING. NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
• LATE MONDAY.

• * VISIBILITIES…ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES LATE TONIGHT
• THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

• * SNOWFALL RATES…OCCASIONALLY 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR LATE
• TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

• * IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND
• SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

• 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.

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