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NWS Has Issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Sunday, Mar. 10th: Snow, Freezing Rain and Sleet

Report by Paula Antolini, March 9, 2019, 12:01PM EDT

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the counties of Northern Fairfield, Southern New Haven, Southern Middlesex, Southern New London, Orange-Putnam, and Northern Westchester.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO NOON EDT SUNDAY…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total sleet and snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch expected.

* WHERE…Portions of southern Connecticut and southeast NewYork.

* WHEN…From 4 AM to noon EDT Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

Check local Department of Transportation information services for the latest road conditions.

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Detailed Forecast

Today

Sunny, with a high near 45. Light and variable wind.

Tonight

Snow and sleet likely between 1am and 4am, then freezing rain and sleet. Low around 27. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Sunday

Freezing rain and sleet before 10am, then rain. High near 40. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. East wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Sunday Night

A 30 percent chance of light rain, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the evening.

Monday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 8 to 13 mph.

Monday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.

Tuesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 20.

Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near 46.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

Thursday

A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

Thursday Night

A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

Friday

A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 54.

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