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NWS Winter Weather Advisory: 2-3 Inches of Snow, Freezing Rain

Report by Paula Antolini, February 27, 2019, 10:16PM EDT

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM EST THURSDAY…

* WHAT…Snow, possibly ending as a period of light freezing rain overnight. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 3 inches and a trace of ice expected.

* WHERE…Interior southern Connecticut.

* WHEN…From 6 PM this evening to 6 AM EST Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

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Detailed Forecast

Tonight

Snow likely before 3am, then a chance of snow and freezing rain. Cloudy, with a low around 17. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Thursday

Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 38. Wind chill values between 15 and 25. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night

Increasing clouds, with a low around 18. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

Friday

Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night

A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Light and variable wind.

Saturday

A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Saturday Night

A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

Sunday

A chance of rain between noon and 3pm, then a chance of snow after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday Night

Snow likely, mainly after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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