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NWS Winter Storm Watch in Effect for CT, Snow Totals Could Reach 8-12 Inches

Report by Paula Antolini, November 30, 2019, 7:22AM EDT

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER STORM WATCH that REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING…

Heavy snow and mixed precipitation possible. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches well inland, and 5 to 8 inches elsewhere. Ice accumulations of around a tenth of an inch or less possible.

The Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and southeast New York.

The storm will last from Sunday morning through Tuesday morning.

Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact holiday travel and the morning and evening commutes on Monday.

Precipitation will start as all snow on Sunday. The precipitation becomes a wintry mix Sunday afternoon into Sunday night before changing back to snow Monday. Snow continues Monday night.

Southern Connecticut Weather map

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Detailed Forecast

Today

Sunny, with a high near 37. Wind chill values between 15 and 25. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

Tonight

Increasing clouds, with a low around 20. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday

Snow before 3pm, then freezing rain and sleet. High near 33. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Sunday Night

Freezing rain and sleet before midnight, then rain and sleet. Temperature rising to around 34 by midnight. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Northeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Monday

Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 9am, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet between 9am and 10am, then snow after 10am. High near 35. North wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Monday Night

Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Tuesday

A 30 percent chance of snow before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 35.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

Wednesday

Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

Wednesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

Thursday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

Friday

Partly sunny, with a high near 41.

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